Regardless of your holiday family gathering hesitations, you are worthy of love and of sharing the holidays with people that reciprocate that love to you and that might not always come from your given family. This year and every year you can decide who you spend the holidays with and it’s okay if this year that’s your chosen family.
Ballot initiatives in education, healthcare and the economy won approval, in what family and education advocates are calling state-level public policy wins.
While the shortage was originally expected to last until October, the manufacturer now estimates release dates as late as early December. The shortage is nationwide, affecting hospitals in all 50 states.
Hey girl, you vote?
In recent elections, candidates have used motherhood as an electoral asset. But beyond the partisan rhetoric, what actions could they take that might improve the lives of families?
How an Atlanta ‘indie’ abortion clinic pivoted to wellness for survival post-Roe
When people think about the dangers of pregnancy and childbirth, murder usually isn’t the first cause of death that comes to mind.
Will more nurse midwives solve complex, systemic healthcare problems like high maternal mortality or racial and economic barriers to accessing care?
The life that she’s built – date nights with her husband, volunteer events on weekends, her daughter’s soccer games – it all rests precariously on an aging government program that was only ever supposed to be temporary.
Home births, still a tiny slice of all U.S. births, rose to their highest rate in 30 years during the COVID-19 pandemic according to CDC data.
The true welfare queens aren't who we've always been told
“These are our people and there’s a demand for doulas to be paid through Medicaid – now what are you going to do about it?”
Even as their jobs, their children and their community activities stitch DACA recipients more firmly into the fabric of American society, an uncertain legal future threatens to unravel the lives they’ve built.
Three birth centers are currently in development around the state, all spearheaded by Black women. But regulations proposed by the state’s physician-led board of health are so strict that they would likely keep all three from opening, say their owners.
President Biden's long-anticipated student loan forgiveness plan is finally here, but there are still questions to be answered.