Endometriosis Is Common and Debilitating. Why Do We Know So Little about It?
Co-published with Scientific American. Compared with other diseases with similar economic burdens, research on endometriosis is severely underfunded, in large part because we don’t talk about periods.
A Black Mother’s Loss Explains Why U.S. Maternal Health Care Is Broken
Co-published with Scientific American. The U.S. has one of the highest infant and maternal mortality rates among developed countries. Researchers from North Carolina to the West Coast …
Traumatic Pregnancies Are Awful. Dobbs Will Make That So Much Worse.
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 …
NATAL Season 2, Chapter 10: Returning
Co-published with NATAL. We head home for a final good-bye to hear how Anasia, Ciara, Erick, Shayla and more are building new legacies exactly where they are.
NATAL Season 2, Interlude: The Sisterhood
Co-published with NATAL. Alabama Birth Collective founding member, Nadia Gramby, on the sisterhood of birthwork.
NATAL Season 2, Chapter 9: Metamorphosis
Co-published with NATAL. The parents adjust to life postpartum and the powerful transformations they've undergone.
NATAL Season 2, Chapter 8: The Arrival
Co-published with NATAL. The babies are coming.
NATAL Season 2, Chapter 7: Pregnancy Tales
Co-published with NATAL. From the physical to the emotional, all four parents navigate the highs and lows of pregnancy—and for some, even during a pandemic.
NATAL Season 2, Interlude: The Calling
Co-published with NATAL. Alabama Birth Collective founder Jasmine Merritt on answering the call to serve.
NATAL Season 2, Chapter 6: Ciara’s Journey
Co-published with NATAL. Ciara explores the multitude of care options after learning she's pregnant.
She Used Drugs While Pregnant. Should She Be in Prison?
Co-published with The Cut. After having a stillbirth, Adora Perez was charged with murder.
NATAL x NPR Life Kit: Navigating Life After Pregnancy Loss
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 …