(NEW YORK) -- Naomi, a 37-year-old Black woman from Portland, Oregon, will have a doula by her side when she gives birth to her seventh child, a daughter, later this month. By using a doula -- a trained professional who provides support to moms before,... Read More.
By DR. ADJOA SMALLS-MANTEY, DR. ALEXIS E. CARRINGTON and DANIELLE GENET, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The maternal mortality crisis in the U.S. has long been a raw issue and the data makes it clear that it impacts Black women at twice... Read More.
By DANIELLE GENET and KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Iaishia Smith said she did not know what to expect during her first pregnancy three years ago. Smith said she had extreme thirst, extreme fatigue and swollen feet, all conditions... Read More.