Posts tagged advocacy
How to be a Fierce Medical Advocate for Your Child

Having a child with complex medical needs is never the plan, but rather something into which you’re thrown, head first.  When you have a child like Addie, it’s important that you advocate for her ferociously. My role as an advocate for her started in the NICU -It was the first time I really thought that I needed to question the plan. These professionals weren’t seeing what I was seeing.  I needed to voice my concerns.  It was at that moment I stepped into the role as mother AND advocate, and I haven’t stepped out since!

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