Maternal News Links

Hey mamas and future mamas! I created this page as a resource to for maternal health news and important topics you should know. I try to keep this updated every week for you so check back often :-)

8/10/2019 - A Debate Over What To Call Abuse During Childbirth

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/huffpost-her-stories-brazil-debate-obstetric-violence_n_5d4d94dae4b09e7297459f3b

7/15/2019 - Serena Williams, Mark Cuban invest $3 million in Mahmee, a digital support network for new moms

https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/15/serena-williams-mark-cuban-invest-3-million-in-mahmee-a-digital-support-network-for-new-moms/

6/27/2019 - Why LeToya Luckett Chose A Doula During Her Pregnancy And Everything You Need To Know About Choosing One

https://www.essence.com/feature/things-black-women-know-about-finding-hiring-a-doula/

5/28/2019 - Kamala Harris' Plan To Stop Restrictive Abortion Bans, Explained

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2019/05/233913/kamala-harris-abortion-plan-justice-department

5/23/2019 - Cory Booker & Ayanna Pressley Unveil Bill To Keep Black Women From Dying In Childbirth

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2019/05/232089/maternal-health-medicaid-pregnant-women-cory-booker-ayanna-pressley

5/22/2019 - Kamala Harris Reintroduces Maternal Mortality Bill, Aiming To Prevent Healthcare Bias Against Black Women

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2019/05/233384/kamala-harris-maternal-mortality-act-black-women-childbirth-deaths

5/18/2019 - What Does It Really Mean to Be 6 Weeks Pregnant?

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/18/parenting/abortion-six-weeks-pregnant.html?fbclid=IwAR0jKEdGT9soskadV0Lg3gkGebJf4QOMWp21jp-W9Qn_lg969R4wKu9zLAU

5/16/2019 - A Pregnant Trans Man's Misdiagnosis Leads to Stillbirth

https://www.advocate.com/transgender/2019/5/16/pregnant-trans-mans-misdiagnosis-leads-stillbirth?fbclid=IwAR09M0jH_eMFUIWwvLIOrBLhE7SWNuNjfEZEEOaXeMteHD00vdl-VUxgGiU

5/7/2019 - Welcome to NYT Parenting. Here’s Why We Won’t Say ‘Natural Birth.’

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/07/parenting/natural-birth.html

8/31/2018 - Kirsten Gillibrand & Kamala Harris Are Taking On The U.S.' Shockingly High Maternal Mortality Rate

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/08/208619/kirsten-gillibrand-kamala-harris-maternal-mortality-bills

7/11/2018 - Ivanka Trump Says She Wants To "Go Beyond Parental Leave"

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/07/204132/paid-family-leave-ivanka-trump-kirsten-gillibrand

4/18/2018 - Why Texas' Botched Maternal Mortality Rate Matters To All Women

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/04/196398/maternal-mortality-rates-texas-2018-study

2/16/2018 - I’m A Caregiver — & Any Paid Family Leave Plan Should Include Us

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/02/189981/paid-family-leave-caregiving-essay

1/3/2018 - Here's What You Should Know About New York's New Paid Family Leave Program

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/01/186651/new-york-state-paid-family-leave

5/12/2017 - Women Are Still Dying In Childbirth & We Need To Talk About It

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/maternal-mortality-christy-turlington-childbirth-story