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Parents Sally and Lewis were shocked to learn newborn Olivia was Mater Mothers’ Hospitals 10 000th baby for 2018.
“It’s been a rollercoaster journey and we’re overwhelmed with emotion,” mum Sally said after delivering Olivia on Thursday 20 December.
“Everyone’s been amazing and this is the best Christmas present ever!” she said.
As the first child for Sally and Lewis and first grandchild for both sides of the family, we have no doubt baby Olivia is making this year’s Christmas extra special for lots of people.
With an average of 28 babies born each day, it’s been a busy year for the 680 nurses and midwives employed across Mater Mothers’ Hospitals.
Director of Nursing and Midwifery, Mothers, Babies and Women’s Health Services Maree Reynolds, said every birth was a special occasion at Mater despite being Australia’s largest maternity service.
“We are always excited in the countdown to our 10 000th baby for the year,” she said. “We are very proud that so many Queensland families trust Mater Mothers as their maternity service and we feel privileged to share in many precious first moments.”
Counting by numbers
With ABS reporting that 61 158 births were registered in Queensland in 2017, Ms Reynolds said that means one-in-six Queensland babies are born at Mater Mothers.
“Our reputation as a hospital that provides a very high level of care and expertise is something we are very proud of and this is evident by the large number of babies born at Mater each year.”
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