New Jersey Launches State Plan To Address State's Maternal Mortality RateBlack women die at a four times higher rate than white women nationwide. In New Jersey, it's seven times higher.
Report Finds Pregnant Women, New Moms Struggling With Mental Health During PandemicWelcoming a new baby is typically an exciting time for any family, but a new report finds that some pregnant women and new moms are struggling with their mental health during the pandemic.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signs Jonah Bichotte Cowan Law To Help Protect Expectant MothersIt's named after the late son of Brooklyn Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte. Bichotte says she lost her son after being turned away from a hospital in a high-risk situation.
Meghan Markle Opens Up About 'Unbearable Grief' After Miscarriage In Op-EdThe Duchess of Sussex revealed she had a miscarriage in July and wrote about the "cycle of solitary mourning."
New Campaign Out To Help More Mothers Survive Complications During Pregnancy And ChildbirthIn a powerful new PSA campaign, the Centers for Disease Control wants you to hear the stories of mothers who almost lost their lives while trying to have a baby.
John Legend's Emotional Billboard Music Awards Performance Providing Comfort To Families Experiencing Pregnancy LossDedicated to his wife, Chrissy Teigen, the performance came just two weeks after the couple shared their devastating pregnancy loss.
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend Share Heartbreaking News Of Pregnancy LossChrissy Teigen shares heartbreaking Instagram post announcing she and husband John Legend lost their baby.
Pandemic Baby Boom? More Like Pandemic Baby Bust, As More Couples Avoid Pregnancy: 'Who Wants To Raise A Child In A Time Like This'Health experts say millions more Americans are now on birth control to prevent getting pregnant.
'It's Disgusting, It's Inhumane': Fathers Who Lost Partners To Pregnancy Complications Shine Light On Medical Disparities For Black WomenIn the United States, Black mothers are three times more likely to die in childbirth compared to white mothers. In New York City, that number increases to eight times.
New Mom In Queens Undergoes Life-Saving Liver Transplant SurgeryForty-one-year-old Danielle Grafas, of Bayside, was 31 weeks pregnant when she was diagnosed with acute fatty liver disease in early June.
New Data Reveals Damaging Effects Of Climate Change On Pregnant WomenCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez discusses new data that reveals the negative impact climate change can have on pregnant women.
Coronavirus And Childbirth: New York Changes Rules For Who Can Be In Hospitals, But Issues RemainA new executive order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo now allows one person to be with the expectant mother during the duration of her stay at a facility.
Brooklyn Mom Recounts Frightening Birth, Having Baby Taken Away While Awaiting Coronavirus Test Results: 'Emotionally, I Was Done'"No one told me that because I was being tested, that I wouldn't get to interact with my child," she said. "Cognitively, I understand that. Emotionally? I was done."
Coronavirus Update: New York Hospitals Directed To Allow Spouses, Birthing Partners In Delivery Room With Pregnant WomenSome hospitals changed visitation protocols amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Expecting Mothers Face 'Scary' Possibility Of Giving Birth Alone As Hospitals Ban Spouses, Birthing Partners From Delivery RoomsObstetricians have been reassuring expecting parents that labor and delivery units are separate from areas treating coronavirus patients.