Cayaba Care, a company that strives to eradicate maternal health disparities, has received $12 million in funding.
Track and field star Allyson Felix has teamed up with Athleta and the Women’s Sports Foundation to provide childcare grants for women who are competing in the Tokyo Olympics.
Improving access to and the quality of sexual and reproductive health services and supports has the power to increase bodily autonomy for all people, including those whose autonomy has historically been restricted, particularly Black and Indigenous people. Yet as with COVID-19, access to these services and supports depends heavily on where a person lives, how much money they make, and the extent to which discrimination impedes their ability to act on their reproductive decisions.
An app focused on Black maternal health received a $200K grant.
Kendra Richardson is due this month.
Ethiopian international supermodel Liya Kebede created the lemlem Foundation to address the maternal health crisis in Africa.
Baltimore couple Robert and Nia Tolbert are expecting triplets after welcoming twins into the world two years ago.
Songstress Ciara and her husband, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, welcomed their first child together into the world on Friday.
Doctors urged the singer to take on a less demanding schedule during the duration of her pregnancy.
Republican Oklahoma State Rep. Justin Humphrey calls pregnant women's bodies "hosts" as the war on reproductive rights grows steadily under the Trump administration.
Queen Bey announced her family has been blessed "two times over" on Instagram.
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