Press release – January 2 2019
Four babies born at Hereford County Hospital on New Year’s Day
Delighted parents and midwives welcomed the arrival of four babies born at Hereford County Hospital on New Year’s Day, 1 January 2019.
Helen Price, Deputy Head of Midwifery at Wye Valley NHS Trust, said: “It’s a very special start to 2019 with the arrival of four babies born in our delivery suites at Hereford County Hospital on the first day of the New Year and supported by midwives on our maternity ward.
“Our midwives were delighted to celebrate with the families the arrival of the first baby girl born at 9.15am weighing 5.95 pounds, followed by the birth of three baby boys.
“When the babies and mums are ready to go home they will continue to receive support and advice from our community midwives, followed by support from our health visiting teams, on breastfeeding, nappy changing, bathing your baby, through to personalised care”.
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.
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John Burnett, communication manager, on 01432 372928, or communication officers Amanda Millichip and Fiona Gurney on 01432 355444 x5105