Moms-to-be, skin to skin contact matters! Over 35 years of research tell us that Kangaroo Care goes well beyond bonding. Although other countries have been practicing the science of skin to skin contact for decades, the United States is now implementing changes to make skin-to-skin the standard of care for both pre- and full- term [...]
You know her beauty as the first African American face to represent Maybelline–or any major cosmetics brand, for that matter. But behind the face that has graced countless ads and even racked up some film credits, Tomiko Fraser Hines also has a personal story,one that she’s sharing for the very first time in hopes of [...]
When I was eight months pregnant with my second child, I was in a car accident. I was rear ended while waiting at a stop sign. I’ll never forget the moment of impact. Of course, the first thing I screamed was, “My baby!!!” I was obviously rushed to the hospital—where the doctors thought they saw [...]
Over the years, statistics have shown that most babies are born between the months of August and September, which means many women were catch getting a little too cozy while hibernating during the brutal winter months. Well ladies, if you are expecting or know someone who is, here are a few products for the new bundle [...]
Christiana Oduh nearly died when she developed severe preeclampsia around the fifth month of her pregnancy. It’s a potentially fatal condition that strikes black women at a higher rate.
I love Nia Long. And you know I love seeing empowering and beautiful images of pregnanct black women. That’s why I just love the October issue of EBONY. But would you pose naked? And in a commuter train station?? Mocha Moms National President Kuae Mattox did, and she shared her story in The Mocha Manual [...]
Check out Kimberly’s latest blog post on Erykah Badu’s midwifery dreams and why we need more black midwives and doulas.
Great Tips For New Moms On How To Celebrate Self On Mother’s Day
We loved her on the old "The Game" or maybe you didn’t, but mom-to-be Drew Sidora talks with Kimberly about crazy cravings, what scares her about having a boy, and her new TD Jakes sitcom. And check out our exclusive baby shower pics!