A Mother’s Story
This nausea and pain were familiar, like the two ectopic pregnancies she’d had before, wherein she lost her babies. So she sought help from Hakima Tafunzi Payne, a Kansas City area leader and the co-founder of Uzazi Village. Jade calls her “Mama Hakima.”
But when she walked into Uzazi Village’s foyer, that’s where things took a turn, Jade says. Noting that Jade was unable to keep water down, Payne, a former labor-and-delivery nurse, advised she get treated at a nearby Kansas City hospital. Read more.