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By opening up about her struggles with pregnancy, former First Lady Michelle Obama launches a public conversation about something many women suffer in private.
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez | Dec 5, 2018
Insufficient support and stigma make Black women the least likely to breastfeed of any group.
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez | Aug 25, 2017
The average woman spends $18,000 in her lifetime on menstruation-related items. But what about women who can’t afford that?
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez | Jul 27, 2017
“It’s so important for people of color to educate themselves on the prevalence of mental illness. We are not exempt. We are human.”
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez | May 15, 2017
When famous midwife Ina May Gaskin suggested that Black mothers should make better lifestyle choices to have healthier babies, the Black birth world decided they’d had enough.
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez | May 4, 2017
Those cleverly captioned photos shared on social media can spark conversations and help build empathy.
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez | Apr 7, 2017
As a Black woman, I was anxious about moving to a conservative state. But, surprisingly, I found a community ready to embrace me and fight for equality.
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez | Feb 17, 2017