Black Infant Mortality Awareness Walk
September 21, 2019
Form your walking team and register for your t-shirt ($20 per person)
Teams may start at Truman Medical Center or Research Medical Center and end at Uzazi Village
Village Symposium on Maternal Infant Health
Join us for our first annual Village Symposium featuring Dana-Ain Davis on September 26, 2019
Free Walk In Breastfeeding Clinic
At Uzazi Village from 9-5 on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. Get help from a breastfeeding specialist and our lactation interns. We also have referrals to our Tongue-Tie clinic and our in-house Chiropractor
Support our mission
Please click below to learn more about donating or volunteering at Uzazi Village.
Uzazi Village Doula Coop
Affordable Doula Care for Our Community
Lowering the rates of unnecessary cesarean births by discouraging routine inductions and the “cascade of interventions “.
Fostering models of breast feeding support that are culturally appropriate and specific.
Utilizing specially trained doulas to work with mamas most at risk for disrupted/disfunctional labors. Ensuring that those who stand to benefit the most from doula support actually have access to them.
Ensuring access to community-based lactation care and support.
Teaching models that respect adult ways of learning and celebrate informed decision making and autonomy.
Expanding access to options not previously accessed in communities of color.
Raising awareness of perinatal inequities in the African-American community. Expanding access to options not previously accessed in communities of color.