When I was thousands of feet in the air, I found myself having one of the scariest mental health problems ever.
Ancient Song Doula Services is a Brooklyn-based nonprofit that was created by Chanel Porchia, a mother of four, who wanted to provide positive and individualistic maternity and infant support services to women in Brooklyn who might not be able to afford them.
Jendella is a London-based photographer, filmmaker and writer who grew up around many teen mothers and observed how these young parents, some who were her friends, lived a life that was in complete contrast to what society says young mothers are.
Black mothers have the lowest breastfeeding rate compared to white and Latino women. However,…
As a teenage mother, I feel slighted by President Obama’s following comment:
Motherhood can seem like a very lonely journey, but when societal stigma and shame about your maternal age are prevalent, it can be even more isolating.
Single parenting, Christmas shopping and why I let my family buy the gifts
Bringing my daughter with me to the gynecologist appointments has helped us talk about women’s health without it being an abstract or taboo concept to her.