Porsha Williams Addresses The Black Maternal Health Crisis Today
Porsha Williams had an important announcement for her fans and followers on social media. It's about an event that's taking place today. Check it out below.
'As a country, we cannot afford silence in the face of this crisis facing moms and babies. Join me and @marchofdimesceo in a discussion about Black maternal health, this Wednesday, August 5 at 4pm ET on Porsha’s Instagram Live @porsha4real! #BlackMaternalHealth #Moms #Babies #HealthEquity #WomensHealth #Pregnancy #porshawilliams,' Porsha captioned her post.
Someone commented: 'Afghan girls are struggling with a lot of hardships, we have painful stories like Farkhonda and hundreds of other such cases. And I've portrayed a part of these girls' lives through photography, how they fight.'
A follower said: 'Thank you! I lost my baby at 6mos gestation to a negligent doctor. I'm looking forward to this.'
Another commenter shared their story and said: 'My daughter was born at 28 weeks gestation at 1 pound 11 ounces. Nurses told me she had a good shot at making it....but honesty, black baby girls have the best surviving chances than white girls, white boys and black boys (in that order) Anf many black babies when home before my white baby did.....Black woman are gifted with strength from the Lord at birth...each black woman should know how much strength you are truly born with!'
Someone else wrote: 'As an expecting mom, this topic gives me so much anxiety @porsha4real but I’ll be tuned in...'
A commenter posted this: 'I like the way you’re using your platform, Porsha! You’re honoring your family’s legacy of activism.'
Porsha said that this is an unbreakable bond, and a grandmother is a God to their grandkids.