Diversifying Visibility to Decrease Mortality Rates

The American Medical Association says that women of color are 2- 6 times more likely to die from pregnancy complications than white woman depending on where they live. There are many factors that can contribute to this disproportionality, including quality of prenatal delivery and postpartum care. This mortality rate has significant detrimental effects on theContinue reading “Diversifying Visibility to Decrease Mortality Rates”

Why Jenny Wants To Be A Birth Doula

 This blog contribution is by MOM Social Media Intern, Jenny Nigro I have been on a path toward pursuing a doula certification for some time now.  The beauty of the timeline for certification is that it is a go-at-your-own-pace kind of thing.  As it turns out, this also happens to be a curse for me.Continue reading “Why Jenny Wants To Be A Birth Doula”

“The Business of Being Born”, British-Style

Recently, the New York Times reported on a study unveiled in Great Britain, which revealed an interesting find in the field of childbirth. According to the study conducted by Britain’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, it is safer for women with no complications during their pregnancies to give birth under the supervision ofContinue reading ““The Business of Being Born”, British-Style”