My journey with the Birth Cottage started during a global pandemic while I was already 37 weeks pregnant. It had been just moments after arriving home from a routine prenatal visit. A visit which had crushed me and had left me with more questions than answers. These feelings weren’t new to me. This was what…

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In 2015 I married the love of my life. We went on a whirlwind honeymoon to Thailand and came back pregnant. Finding out that we were expecting was one of the most joyous experiences. I remember taking the test, screaming with joy, and immediately calling my doctor’s office. At 13 weeks, I went in for…

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This week, AABC joined members of Congress and more than 120 other organizations to sign on to a resolution recognizing the week of April 11-17th as Black Maternal Health Week. In addition, President Biden issued the first-ever presidential proclamation calling on all Americans to recognize the importance of addressing the crisis of Black maternal mortality…

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