In the new year, many of us are looking for ways to give back or get involved in helping the greater good. Volunteering your time and resources can provide tremendous help to those in need and to organizations that are working toward the advancement and empowerment of specific groups. Sometimes, the
Sometimes it feels overwhelming to consider how you can help bring about change with some of our biggest problems in the United States. "But I'm just one person," you think. "How will something I do make a real difference?" But consider this: What if everyone on your block did "just one thing"?
As Thanksgiving approaches this week, we want to give our own kind of "thanks" to the many organizations that work with and support women, men, persons, parents, babies, and families through pregnancy and birth. Through work, advocacy, information, and resources, these organizations improve the heal
The United States has the highest rate of maternal mortality (mothers dying within 42 days after the end of pregnancy) among all industrialized countries. The highest. More than 50% of those maternal deaths are preventable. The state of maternal and infant care in the United States is a national cri
For matters of childbirth, breastfeeding, and postpartum health during Black History Month, we want to highlight the disparity between white and black mothers and families -- and what you can do to help. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), black women die during pregnancy, childbirth