The Metro: ACLU report calls for end to Michigan’s parental consent law for abortions

Abortion rights are the subject of a nationwide debate this week following a court decision in Arizona making the procedure...

Whitmer repeals ban on surrogacy contracts in Michigan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed bills Monday to lift Michigan’s 35-year-old ban on the use of paid pregnancy surrogates. Michigan was...

Created Equal: Maternity care deserts and the loss of health care access for women 

In too many places, it is becoming very difficult or impossible for women to get maternal health care – either...

New U-M Midwifery program aims to diversify profession, improve health equity

The University of Michigan’s School of Nursing is allocating grant money to a program aimed at diversifying the Midwife profession...

Created Equal: Flint’s Rx Kids program aims to abolish childhood poverty

A new first-of-its-kind pilot program is underway in Flint to provide guaranteed income for new mothers and babies, with the...