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Press release – 2 January 2020
Two babies born at Hereford County Hospital on New Year’s Day
Parents and midwives welcomed the arrival of two babies born at Hereford County Hospital on New Year’s Day, 1 January 2020.
Abbi Maddox, midwife for community and antenatal services at Wye Valley NHS Trust, said: “We’re delighted to mark the start of the New Year with the arrival of two babies born in our delivery suites at Hereford County Hospital.
“Parents and midwives celebrated the birth of the first baby girl born at 7.17am, followed by the arrival of the second baby girl born on this special day.
“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”.
Notes to Editors WVT:
- Wye Valley NHS Trust is a provider of health services across Herefordshire and beyond. The Trust exists to improve the wellbeing, independence and health of the people we serve.
- 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 £185 million, we employ around 3,000 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:
Fiona Gurney, communications officer, or John Burnett, Communication and Engagement Manager, Wye Valley NHS Trust: 01432 372928