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Three New Year babies born at Hereford County Hospital

Press release –  January 2 2018


Three New Year babies born at Hereford County Hospital

Hereford County Hospital midwives were delighted to welcome the arrival of three babies born on New Year’s Day 2018.

No babies were born in the morning - the first to arrive, a baby girl, made an appearance at 2.45pm followed by two baby boys, arriving at 7.27pm and 11.18pm.

All are doing well and are expected to be heading home soon.

Helen Price, deputy head of midwifery, said: “We were delighted to welcome a total of three babies on the first day of 2018 and celebrated their arrival with the proud parents on the special day.

“Our mums will also receive support when they return home from our midwives and health visitors so that they feel empowered and continue to have a positive experience of motherhood”.


Note to editors:

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a provider health services across Herefordshire and beyond.

The Trust exists to improve the wellbeing, independence and health of the people we serve. We are the leading provider of health care in Herefordshire.

By working closely with our partners, we can make good our promise to deliver a quality of care we would want for ourselves, our families and our friends.

With an estimated annual turnover of around £180 million, we employ around 2,700 plus staff. We aim to build new relationships between our staff, patients, service users and their carers with the wider community.

For further information please contact:

John Burnett, communication manager, on 01432 372928, or communication officers Amanda Millichip and Fiona Gurney on 01432 355444 x5105

Contact Details

John Burnett
Communication and engagement manager
Tel: 01432 372928

Amanda Millichip
Communications officer
Tel: 01432 372928

Fiona Gurney
Communications officer
Tel: 01432 372928


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