Health

Michelle Obama's Story Could Mean A Lot To Black Women Facing Infertility

In her new memoir, Becoming, former first lady Michelle Obama talks frankly about the infertility, the miscarriage and the IVF treatments that she and husband Barack Obama experienced before becoming parents. Advocates have immediately praised Obama’s sharing of her story as a milestone for infertility awareness and the breaking down of shame and silence around the […]

Relationship

Men and Women Share the Sweetest Thing Their Partner Has Ever Said to Them

Relationships Kelly BryantOct 15 It may feel like romance can get lost in the shuffle of everyday life, but these couples remind us that love is often expressed most in the little moments. Timeless romance Courtesy Organic Moments Photography Erica and Josh Hartwig are surrounded by love daily through their photography business Organic Moments Weddings, […]

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Dangerous Childbirth Complications Are On The Rise — And Black Women Are Paying The Price

Life-threatening complications during childbirth are on the rise in the United States, up almost 200 percent from the early 1990s to 2014. And a striking investigation published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology this week reveals who is most at risk.  Looking at national hospital data, researchers found that the rate of severe childbirth complications was […]

Health

This Epic Twitter Thread Goes Out To Pregnant Women Who Can't Get A Seat On Public Transit

A viral Twitter thread is seriously resonating with moms who have experienced the joy (yes, that is sarcasm) of taking public transit while pregnant.  Last week, U.K.-based writer Brydie Lee-Kennedy tweeted about an experience she had on a London bus journey.   Well it finally happened in my 8th month of pregnancy, I just sat on a man’s […]