Black mothers are more likely to be at risk for delivering prematurely and least likely to get help to prevent it

Illustration: Chelsea Charles

Breastfeeding is good for mom and baby but stigma and medical discrimination keep many Black women from trying

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Illustration: D’Ara Nazaryan

The Pleasure Principle

Experts weigh in on why some women are having difficulty doing it

You can’t avoid it, according to science. But you can make it less of a drag.

Illustration: Mark Wang

Nina Bahadur

Writer and editor in New York City.

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