I’ve Learned To Love Babies, Now I’m Waiting Until I’m Ready

I’ve Learned To Love Babies, Now I’m Waiting Until I’m Ready

Mary Mata February 22, 2012

Sometimes it amazes me how much we’re ruled by biology. When I was younger, I would blatantly ignore any babies that I saw. It wasn’t that I was trying to […]

Jessica Alba Launches Line Of Eco-Friendly Baby Products

Mary Mata February 14, 2012

Just months after the birth of her second daughter, actress Jessica Alba is adding the title of entrepreneur to her résumé, and launching a line of eco-friendly baby products. Alba, […]

Telling My Mexican Family: “Yes, I Want Kids, Just Not Now”

Mary Mata September 7, 2011

My grandma and aunts keep asking me when I’m going to start popping out some babies, now that I am living with my boyfriend. I’m 27 and my aunt insists […]

Latinas Benefit Big From New Insurance Guidelines

Mary Mata August 2, 2011

By Maria Elena Pérez, Interim Executive Director National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health Latinas by far disproportionately benefit in every area of the new Department of Health and Human Services […]

Border Residents Delivered By Midwives Barred Entry To U.S.

Mary Mata June 30, 2011

By Jazmine Ulloa Published: May 13, 2010 IT WAS JUST ANOTHER SWELTERING MONDAY MORNING in August. Yuliana Trinidad Castro sat in her truck with her mother, sister, and newborn daughter, windows […]

Adding Folic Acid To Corn Masa Could Prevent Birth Defects

Mary Mata June 17, 2011

[Editor’s Note: The following is a press release from the March of Dimes.] Fortifying corn masa flour with the B vitamin folic acid could prevent more serious birth defects of […]

“Anchor Baby” Is Always A Racist Term

Mary Mata May 19, 2011

I know that this latest round of immigration grandstanding isn’t the first time the term “anchor baby” has come into vogue. But as a woman, it’s the first time I’ve […]