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Pain, Plans & Picking A Donor: A Black Woman’s IVF Journey

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Photo by Baptista Ime James on Unsplash Pain, Plans & Picking A Donor: A Black Woman’s IVF Journey As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com Alexis Garrett Stodghill shares her very intimate, emotionally, and physically draining journey to freeze her eggs and have a child. NSNC: Were marriage and children something you always saw for yourself or was it something…

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Black Doctors, Black Women, and Pregnancy: I Was Pregnant With A Hole In My Heart & Doctors Told Me To Toughen Up

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Black Doctors, Black Women, and Pregnancy: I Was Pregnant With A Hole In My Heart & Doctors Told Me To Toughen Up As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com Brooke was pregnant with her second son when she realized something was wrong with her heart. But her doctors dismissed her, ignoring her concerns. Her story is one of thousands when…

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The Unbelievable Reasons Behind the Astonishing Rate of Black Maternal Death

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By Dawn Washington As I’m watching a news story on the rise of maternal deaths in America, I’m shocked to learn that America leads the world in the number of maternal deaths. But that shock didn’t compare to what happened in me when I heard the stats related to maternal deaths among African American women and the reason why. Continue…

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When Should a Man You’re Dating Tell You He’s Expecting a Child?

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Dominique Perry & Sarunas J. Jackson By Veronica Wells  This week, “Insecure” fans were surprised to learn that Dominque Perry, the actress who played Tasha the bank teller, gave birth to a child fathered by her castmate Sarunas J. Jackson, (the man who plays Dro.) There was a shock factor associated with this revelation not only because no one would…

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