Nationwide — Nikita Washington, a 35-year-old African American girl from Detroit, tragically died at Harper College Hospital a day after she gave start to her twelfth baby, Nathaniel. Now, her mother, Patricia Pouncey, is elevating her 12 grandchildren.
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Pouncey has taken on the massive duty as she nonetheless appears to be like for solutions about what precisely occurred. Her daughter’s child was born wholesome through cesarean part. Nevertheless, after giving start she needed to be handled for a free sew and extreme bleeding. Later, she was pronounced lifeless.
A demise certificates from the Wayne County Clerk signifies that Washington died from “postpartum hemorrhage” and “issues from a number of cesarean sections,” in keeping with CNN. However Pouncey nonetheless has unanswered questions on what the docs did to attempt to save her.
“I haven’t talked to anybody from the hospital. I’ve not acquired something from them. All I’ve is the demise certificates,” Pouncey mentioned.
Pouncey mentioned she regrets not going to the hospital to accompany her daughter, who was apparently being handled for hypertension. However at the moment, she needed to keep residence to look after her different grandchildren since her daughter’s husband is at the moment incarcerated.
“I’m frightened about each mom,” Pouncey mentioned. “Don’t ever, ever make the error that I made, letting your baby go (to the hospital) alone. We have to give extra consideration to what’s occurring.”
Furthermore, after her daughter’s demise, Pouncey is left to boost 12 kids, whose oldest is nineteen years previous and youngest was 3 months. She mentioned they’ll be capable to purchase a much bigger residence and a dependable car, because of the donations they acquired from the GoFundMe their household arrange. It has to this point acquired greater than $100,000.