7 Black pregnant women shining on Instagram with their #BlackMomJoy
Help us celebrate Black Maternal Health Week!
It’s Black Maternal Health Week April 11-17.
Serena Williams‘ brush with death in the days after giving birth turned a spotlight on the importance of maternal health, especially when it comes to Black women.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Black women are 3 to 4 times more likely than white women to die from pregnancy or childbirth-related causes. This alarming statistic is one reason why it’s critical to uplift Black mothers and give them the support they need.
To help raise awareness and contribute to a positive narrative about Black motherhood, we are offering up a gallery of some famous and non-famous Black expectant moms whose glow-ups are currently shining all over Instagram.
It’s like…. I just felt like FINALLY showing you off girl. You weren’t in my plans but you were in Gods plans, and for that it’s insane how much I love you. Let’s take over this world young Queen…. just the 2 of us. ❤❤ #firsttimemother #mochamoms ? by: @petermonsanto makeup: @khamilialevonne Dress: @sewtrendyaccessories
DomiNque Perry is best known as Tasha on HBO’s Insecure. The actress posted this beautiful maternity picture on Instagram over the weekend. Pregnancy never looked so glamorous.
Aaaaaay! No list like this would be complete without the turn-up queen herself Cardi B. The Bronx rapper celebrated the public debut of her baby bump while backstage at Saturday Night Live.
Get into this dancing mama! She goes by the name LoveLeeLeena on the Gram and we can’t get enough of her joyful vids.
Bumping my babe new FIRE #PUSHBACK while I run up mountains and £$H !!!!!! with my fine ass sis @stefflondon X @beberexha! Two workouts before 12:30! #imafuckinmom #neyo #7Months Couldn’t do it without #trainingCamp x @curtiswilliams17 !!!?????? CANT WAIT to PUSH BACK for real this summer to babes jam!!!
Ne-yo‘s wife Crystal Smith is not letting something like pregnancy get in the way of a good workout. She’s proof that you can be fit, strong, and pregnant all at the same time.
TV personality and author Ayesha Curry is cooking up her third child with NBA champion Steph Curry. This new bundle of joy will join big sisters Riley and Ryan.
Actress Tia Mowry‘s baby is almost ready to spring out into the world. She is expecting her second child with fellow actor Cory Hardrict. Twirl, Tia, twirl!
Princess Love Norwood
Reality show star Princess Love Norwood is expecting her first child with singer Ray-J. Princess is giving comfortable chic in this cute pic on Instagram.