In recent months, several cities and states have passed measures to strengthen protections for pregnant workers. But the way in which these laws passed—with overwhelming, bipartisan support—may be almost as notable as what they will do.
Increasing support for family policy among lawmakers is encouraging—but what about the commitment of the private sector?
A new study suggests that other characteristics of the women and families who breastfeed may be responsible for improving their infants’ health—not just the act of nursing or breast milk itself.
“When I filed for a seat on the county Democratic Central Committee … I didn’t imagine I’d be facing off against a Neo-Confederate theocrat,” says Betsy Bury of her opponent, Rev. David Whitney.
This week, we look at new research about maternal and child health, including reports on prenatal screening tests, the importance of the father’s age, and cesarean sections.
What is often lost in Black History Month are the contributions of Black women and the present-day concerns of all Black people in the United States.
Will Senate Democrats respond to calls to block the nomination of Michael Boggs to the federal bench?
Young Women United and Strong Families New Mexico are two of the reproductive justice groups that recently helped defeat a significant anti-abortion ballot measure in Albuquerque. Here’s how they won.
For the second time, the Roberts Court has let stand an appeals court decision permanently blocking state attempts to strip Planned Parenthood clinics of Medicaid funding.
We Belong Together, a campaign to mobilize women in support of immigration reform, plans to push back against a consensus that there will be no movement on immigration reform this year.