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Naomi's story was featured in WAKEMED Voices and has inspired many.  Her journey also inspired us to do something and help other parents going through similar circumstances.  Please read below and share her story:


We have been fortunate to learn more about the healthcare system and how to care for your loved ones through Naomi's story.  See below for mentions about Naomi and our work in the community to raise awareness.


BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — WWAY’s Amanda Fitzpatrick gave birth to a baby girl named Naomi last month, and now she is finally home with her parents.

Naomi has spent the last several weeks in the NICU at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She is now out of the hospital and at home with her happy mom!

Amanda wanted to thank everyone for their prayers and support for her miracle baby. She says Naomi is doing great!

Sharing Naomi's Story & Tips You can use

Amanda and Yusef spoke on a panel to discuss how to advocate for children with special needs and gave some tips on what you can do to protect you and your child when navigating the healthcare system.