Biological fathers in Utah will be legally required to pay half of a woman’s out-of-pocket pregnancy costs under a new law unique to the state.
By Associated Press
Thousands of women in the U.S. have given birth over the last month, many in the very hospitals where medical professionals have been preparing for an onslaught of patients stricken with COVID-19. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Karla Murthy spoke with…
By Karla Murthy
Researchers are trying to better understand the biology of stress and its impact on child health. Now, data suggests those connections may form as early as the womb, with studies indicating frequent and prolonged adversity for pregnant women can affect…
By Stephanie Sy
This latest government study shows black women still remain less likely than white women to choose to breastfeed.
By Laura Santhanam
By Roberta K. Timothy, The Conversation
As we celebrate moms this Mother’s Day, let's remember that maternal health is a right that many do not enjoy.
By Laura Santhanam
A new treatment could offer much-needed help to some new mothers with this disorder, but questions remain about how affordable or accessible it will be.
By Larisa Epatko
Even more than the pay, these community health workers are driven by the respect they receive for the services they provide.
In some areas of the U.S., it can be very difficult to find a hospital or doctor who will support a woman attempting a VBAC, despite data showing they can be a safe option.
By Lauren Knapp, Saskia de Melker
More women in America die from pregnancy-related complications than in any other developed country in the world, and black women are most affected. NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano reports on one clinic in Memphis, Tennessee, where midwives are working to facilitate…
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