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Doulas & Midwives Can Help Latina Moms Reclaim Ancestral Birthing Practices

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Even in the best of circumstances pregnancy and childbirth can seem like daunting milestones for many women. For Latinas and women of color, it’s oftentimes even more complicated. Some believe that by reclaiming some of our ancestral birth practices —...
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‘Orange Is the New Black’ Star Jackie Cruz Announces Twin Pregnancy

Sofía Aguilar
After Jessica Marie Garcia and Amara La Negra, another poderosa has announced her pregnancy this year. Jackie Cruz, known for her role as Marisol “Flaca” Gonzalez on Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black has announced that she is six months...
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Dominican Singer Natti Natasha Announces She’s Pregnant After Battling Infertility

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Dominican singer Natti Natasha has officially announced that she is pregnant with her first child with her fiancé Raphy Pina. At the 2021 Premio Lo Nuestro, Natti cradled her belly while performing her hit with Prince Royce “Antes Que Salga...
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FDA Approves Postpartum Drug But WOC May Not Be Able to Afford It

Araceli Cruz
One of the most significant drawbacks to giving birth has to be the possibility of experiencing postpartum depression. According to the American Psychology Association (APA), 1 in 7 women experience a severe depression that goes beyond the “baby blues.” It’s quite common...