Pregnancy Tips On Having A Healthy Baby, With Dr. Linda Burke By John L. Hanson Jr. • Jun 12, 2019 On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. speaks with Dr. Linda Burke, a board-certified OB-GYN, and author of The Smart Mother's Guide to a Better Pregnancy: How to minimize risks, avoid complications and have a healthy baby. Dr. Burke is on a mission to keep pregnant women and their babies out of harm’s way. Dr. Burke talks about preventable medical errors, labor-room problems, maternal mortality and planning your pregnancy. If Congress Doesn't Fund CHIP, Thousands Of Pregnant Texans Will Lose Health Insurance, Too By Ashley Lopez | KUT • Nov 28, 2017 Gabriel Cristóver Pérez / KUT If Congress doesn’t reauthorize funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) soon, it's not just Texas children who could lose access to health insurance; thousands of pregnant women could lose coverage, too. Texas' Maternal Mortality Rate Doubled In Two Years. Researchers Don’t Know Why. By Ashley Lopez | KUT • Aug 11, 2016 Miguel Gutierrez Jr. / KUT Within a two-year period between 2010 and 2012, the rate of pregnant women dying in Texas doubled – and it’s not entirely clear why. Listen Listening... / 1:43 Why Texas Needs More Mental Health Services for Postpartum Depression & Anxiety By Joy Diaz • Jun 24, 2016 Jared Hersch/Flickr (CC BY 2.0) From Texas Standard: Editor's note: This story discusses details that may not be suitable for children. Fifteen years ago this week, Andrea Yates – a mom from a Houston suburb – methodically and systematically drowned all five of her children. The kids ranged in age from six months to seven years old.