What Pregnant Women Can do about 52,000 Childbirth Complications

Did you know that every week in the U.S., 1,000 pregnant women have childbirth complications? This is a recent statistic published by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and reported by Laura Landro of the […]

If You were Pregnant and in Labor, Would You Stop to Vote?

Never under estimate the power of a woman; especially a pregnant woman.

The determination of Galicia Malone will be remembered for a very long time, especially at the voting polls in Dolton, Illinois. Malone was pregnant […]

What Women Can Learn from the Movie “The Help”

Although Kathryn Stockett’s novel, The Help, had been a New York Times bestseller for months, somehow it had escaped me. However after hearing all the buzz about the movie, I was determined to see it […]

What Women Can Learn from the Movie “The Help”

Although Kathryn Stockett’s novel, The Help, had been a New York Times bestseller for months, somehow it had escaped me. However after hearing all the buzz about the movie, I was determined to see it […]

From Childless to Total Joy: Dr. Linda’s Story

Life is about self-discovery. A few days ago, I discovered what it’s like to be the parent of an athlete. The sacrifice and joy of seeing your children excel in a gift you weren’t certain […]

The Tragedy of Lashanda Armstrong: Postpartum Depression or the Medea Syndrome?

The tragedy of Lashanda Armstrong gives us reason to pause and reflect. The human spirit can become so fragile and delicate, that the slightest external assault can create cracks of imperfections that eventually break like […]

What Every Pregnant Woman Should Know About Vitamin D

The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology published an article in the May 2010 edition that is noteworthy of discussion. Although vitamin D has been around since time immemorial, recent studies have suggested that the […]

National Infant Mortality Awareness Month

Did you know that nearly seven babies will die before their first birthday for every thousand who are born in the U.S. and the rate for African American, Hispanic and Native American women, are even […]