Serena Williams, Mark Cuban Invest in Black-Owned Maternal Healthcare Startup

Mahmee, a maternal healthcare startup, recently closed a $ 3 million round led by Arlan Hamilton of Backstage Capital. Other investors include Mark Cuban, Serena Williams for Serena Ventures and Pipeline Angels, among others. The platform allows physicians and specialists to use the Mahmee…

Maternal nut consumption during pregnancy linked to improvements in neurodevelopment in children

For the first time links have been observed between a nut-rich maternal diet during the first trimester of pregnancy and better outcomes after birth in cognitive function, attention capacity and long-term working memory. Child Development News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL DISCOUNT…

Maternal Health Week: I Gave Stillbirth At 20 Weeks After Complaining For Weeks, Did I Receive Substandard Medical Care?

Source: Priska Neely / Priska Neely Black Maternal Health week (April 11-17), founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance. My stomach had been hurting all day but I could not possibly be going into labor — I was…

Maternal depression and natural disaster-related stress may affect infants’ temperament

A new study demonstrates that prenatal maternal depression has important consequences for infant temperament. Furthermore, the negative impact of prenatal maternal depression appeared to be magnified when pregnant women lived through Superstorm Sandy. Infant and Preschool Learning News — ScienceDaily…