Naomi Hulme

Naomi Hulme

22-year-old British mother who died from cystic fibrosis
Country: Great Britain

  1. Naomi Hale: A Brave Young Mother Lost to Cystic Fibrosis
  2. A Life with Cystic Fibrosis
  3. The Power of Dance
  4. A Struggle for Life
  5. A Mother's Farewell
  6. A Touching Video and Final Goodbye
  7. A Heartbroken Mother's Tribute

Naomi Hale: A Brave Young Mother Lost to Cystic Fibrosis

Naomi Hale, a 22-year-old young mother from Britain, tragically passed away from cystic fibrosis. Despite her serious genetic condition, Naomi gave birth to a beautiful baby boy and was prepared to embrace all the joys of motherhood. However, her illness disrupted her plans, and at the age of 22, Hale became nothing more than a guiding star in the sky for her son.

Naomi Hulme

A Life with Cystic Fibrosis

Naomi Hale was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at the age of two. Living with severe respiratory organ dysfunction was not an easy task, but this resilient young girl tried her best not to stand out from others. She attended school and participated in dance classes. In 2005, Naomi was nominated for the "Breath of Life" award, which recognizes the achievements of teenagers and children with inherited lung diseases.

Naomi Hulme

The Power of Dance

Until she turned sixteen, Hale competed in dance competitions across the United Kingdom and even visited Malta. She won numerous trophies, and dancing proved to be a beneficial activity that helped her lungs function properly. Even when Hale became pregnant, her health did not raise concerns. The fact that she was no longer in a relationship with the baby's father did not complicate the situation either. Doctors performed a caesarean section at 36 weeks of pregnancy, although the young mother admitted she could have carried the baby to term.

Naomi Hulme

A Struggle for Life

However, three years ago, Naomi's health took a serious turn for the worse. At the age of 22, she could have been saved through a lung transplant, but her body experienced such a sudden breakdown that doctors were unable to organize the operation in time. Naomi's mother, Jackie Hume, a 47-year-old caregiver, said, "Naomi was a beautiful person, both inside and out. She was energetic, sociable, and a wonderful girl who left us too soon. She adored her son Leo, and he adored his mom." Jackie continued, "A few years ago, Naomi lived a fairly normal life. Cystic fibrosis did not hinder her in any way. You would never have guessed she was ill. We have professional photographs taken about 18 months ago, and you would never have suspected that something was wrong with Naomi. It's all so sad."

A Mother's Farewell

Recently, Naomi's condition rapidly deteriorated, and she was put on the waiting list for a lung transplant. She began fading away before the eyes of doctors, shocking them. Four days before her death, Leo visited his mother in the hospital to say goodbye. He now believes his mother has become an angel. In honor of Naomi, a family friend named a star after her, and little Leo communicates with her in his own way as he gazes at the starry sky.

A Touching Video and Final Goodbye

Shortly before her passing, Hale recorded a heartwarming video to help raise funds for a potential lung transplant. In the 57-second clip, the lovely brunette, with an oxygen mask on her face, plays with Leo on a hospital bed. Hale passed away just five days after the video was recorded, on October 16, 2014, surrounded by her parents. Her mother and father expressed gratitude for the overwhelming number of cards, flowers, and messages of support they received in anticipation of their daughter's funeral in Macclesfield.

A Heartbroken Mother's Tribute

Jackie Hume said, "Naomi was my world. I feel like my heart has been torn out. She was very, very popular, and it will be so difficult to arrange her funeral. She left a huge void that can never be filled. Leo will always know from us how special his mommy was."