Christy Turlington-Burns and Citizens of Humanity Promote Maternal Health

The latest addition to “Just Like You,” a video series from the socially conscious denim brand Citizens of Humanity that highlights influential people doing inspirational things, is a two-minute spot by Christy Turlington Burns about her three-year-old women’s health nonprofit Every Mother Counts. The goal of the organization is to help “people understand that pregnancy and childbirth, even though it’s a joyous experience for so many women, really is a risky endeavor for millions of other women,” according to Erin Thornton, its executive director, who happens to be expecting right now herself. “To this day, hundreds of thousands of women will die in pregnancy and childbirth, but 90 percent of those could be prevented just with basic, simple access to health care.”
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SOURCE: T Magazine

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