July 13, 2011 In a growing trend called centering, a group of women meet for collective medical visits throughout their pregnancies, getting advice from professionals and each other on things like nutrition, postpartum depression and breast-feeding. The goal: putting health care in the patients' hands.
July 8, 2011 Across the country, black women fare worse than white women in almost every aspect of reproductive health. And black infants are more than twice as likely as white infants to die before their first birthdays. States like Delaware are spending millions to improve those odds.
September 20, 2010 As a girl, Michele Norris admired her father, a postal worker with a love of Orson Welles. It wasn't until later that she learned about the challenges he faced— and kept from her. In her new memoir, The Grace Of Silence, she reflects on learning her family's hidden stories.