Porsha Williams' Live Video Raises Awareness About Black Mothers And Kids: 'We Are Facing A Black Maternal Health Crisis'
Porsha Williams received a lot of love from her fans when she accounted that she will be raising awareness about the black maternal health crisis. Below, you can check out the live video that she shared on her IG account about this vital subject.
'Don’t keep scrolling, DON’T SKIP this Live! I know this live is a little lengthy, but I promise @marchofdimesceo will empower you with information you need to get active and show you really believe #BlackLivesMatter and yes that includes Black mommas & black babies! 🙏🏾We are facing a Black Maternal Health Crisis!!! Get informed and get involved! Love is an action word show it Today! Below are some shocking,' Porsha began her post.
She continued and presented some really interesting national statistics as you will see here:
'• Black women are 3 times more likely than White women to die from pregnancy-related causes nationwide, according to a study.
• Black babies are more than twice as likely as White babies to die before their first birthdays (National Center for Health Statistics).
• Women of color are up to 50 percent more likely to give birth prematurely in the United States (National Center for Health Statistics) . '
Check out the complete information in the clip and the caption that Porsha posted.
People were really impressed by Porsha's efforts and they made sure to praise her in the comments.
Someone said: 'Hats off to you Porsha for increasing awareness!' and another follower posted this: 'Thank you, Porsha for caring and sharing.'
Another follower said: 'I really enjoyed this! Thanks for such an enlightening conversation!'
Someone else posted this: 'What a great & necessary conversation Portia! Thank you for using your voice & platform to make “Good Trouble”! I’m so happy to watch you grow into your own in a good and positive way. You’ve always displayed your external beauty and that’s wonderful to see but watching your inner beauty materialize is intriguing. I look forward to standing & growing with you on these relevant issues! AWESOME JOB, I know your family is proud and your little darling PJ has a Mother to be proud of as well!'
Another commenter said: 'great conversation. Thank you so much, Porsha for sharing your story and advocating.'