Co-published with The Washington Post. Some pregnancies and births are difficult enough to give mothers PTSD. When a pregnancy is unwanted, the physical and psychological strains will be even more severe.
Co-published with KITV. After contracting COVID, a single mother of five in Hawaii was out of work for months. Unable to pay her bills, she fell into serious debt—and hasn't been able to catch up since.
Co-published with You Had Me At Black. In honor of Black Maternal Health Week, NATAL teamed up with NPR’s Life Kit to share stories from parents who have experienced pregnancy loss.
Co-published with The Double Shift Podcast. It's been a year since the COVID shutdowns. A single mom in Oxford, MS shares her moving story on what the pandemic has cost her.
Co-published with MIT Technology Review. Having a child is an inherently optimistic act. People in the US are doing less and less of it.
Co-published with the Washington Post. Centers are struggling to stay open, and infants are more expensive to care for.