Content And Community For Black Moms

Jalan Washington Burton

Jalan Burton, MD, MPH is a wife, mother, and pediatrician. She has over a decade of experience in keeping kids healthy and is the founder of Healthy Home Pediatrics, a house call and telemedicine based pediatric practice serving the District of Columbia and surrounding Maryland and Virginia.



Mater Mea is a website that tells the stories of women at the intersection of motherhood and career. Launched in 2012, the site offers a more realistic depiction of Black women in the many spaces they occupy: as mothers, daughters, employees and employers, lovers, and friends.