(NEW YORK) -- More than six months after Russian President Vladimir Putin launched an invasion into neighboring Ukraine, the two countries are engaged in a struggle for control of areas throughout eastern and southern Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, whose forces began an offensive in... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Kate, the princess of Wales, met with mothers and babies at a hospital in the U.K. on Wednesday. Kate, who has three children of her own -- Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis -- visited the Royal Surrey County Hospital Maternity Unit... Read More.
(MOSCOW) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin recently reinstated a Soviet-era award, giving women who have ten or more children a single payment of a million rubles (worth $16,747 USD, as of publishing). The honorary title and certification of "Mother Heroine" are given to the mother... Read More.
(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) -- In recent months, several strict abortion laws have been passed across the United States, banning the procedure after a certain number of weeks. Most have limited exceptions, such as in cases of incest or rape, and some only allow abortion to "save... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Camika Shelby says her son Nigel “never met a stranger." “He was so full of light, so full of joy,” she said. She told ABC News that her son loved to entertain and share his bubbly personality with others, going out of his... Read More.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- The mothers of Rojelio Torres and Tess Mata, two 10-year-olds killed in the Texas elementary school shooting, spoke with ABC News about their heartbreak. "Two of my sons go to that school, but I only got one back," said Evadulia Orta, the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As Mother's Day weekend approaches, moms across the U.S. are speaking out about issues they say affect American families the most and the changes they hope to see as the midterm elections this November draw closer. Mothers are sharing their stories and... Read More.
The second Sunday in May is upon us, so may the gifting and receiving of beautiful bouquets, heartfelt greetings cards, fancy dinners and quality time commence. In preparation of Mother's Day this weekend, a few Black women chatted with ABC Audio about their special... Read More.