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I almost died a month after giving birth.

June 08, 2020

Peripartum Cardiomyopathy - Black women's health does matter.

Very grateful for this award. Continue progress in bringing awareness about PPCM is my only agenda.

As a survivor that waged a long war against this condition, it is important for me to educate every woman in the world about Peripartum and Postpartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM). Very excited to receive this award. I will continue to fight until there is a cure for this deadly disease that only attack pregnant women.

Reporter Adriana Gallardo from Pro Publica brings to light the issues on Black Women Disproportionately Suffer Complications of Pregnancy and Childbirth. Let’s Talk About It.

About 700 to 900 women die each year from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. And for every death, dozens of women suffer life-threatening complications.  Anner Porter discusses her life-threatening complications with Postpartum Cardiomyopathy.

Survivor's Speaking Panel on Postpartum Cardiomyopathy and Preeclampsia

Anner Porter shares her story on Postpartum Cardiomyopathy at The Promoting the Health of  Women and Newborn Conference - The California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative Care Conference in Napa California.

'If you hemorrhage, don't clean up': Advice from mothers who almost died Health Adriana Gallardo , Nina Martin , Renee Montagne ·NPR/ProPublica

Anner Porter discuss with Nina Martin of NPR/ProPublica the importance of "getting your health provider to listen" to patient's medical concerns.

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