(NEW YORK) -- Expectant mothers Shamony Gibson and Amber Rose Isaac both died from preventable childbirth complications, their families say, and the women's deaths have had a devastating effect on their loved ones.Gibson, 30, died just 13 days after the birth of her son... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For Ebon’Nae Bradley, helping expectant parents is more than a job - it’s her mission. Bradley has been a licensed doula for more than a decade and has supported hundreds of mothers in their journeys to give birth.“I always like to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the United States continues to face the highest maternal mortality rate among developed nations, the country's largest city is offering new support for expectant people.New York City will begin offering free doula access to families, Mayor Eric Adams announced Wednesday.The... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Maternal mortality rates in the U.S. rose during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic and racial disparities that existed before the pandemic were perpetuated, according to a new report published Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The report looked... Read More.