Despite news of the lockdown it proved to be an exciting week at Castlemaine Health as the hospital welcomed the first baby born under its new Midwifery Group Practice model of care.
The healthy baby boy arrived on Sunday May 30. Mother and baby are doing well and are now settling in at home.
Castlemaine Health CEO Sue Race said the arrival of the first baby for the service is wonderful news and they send their heartfelt congratulations to the family.
“News of the birth has spread quickly through the service and the community and has been greeted with much excitement,” she said.
Maternity Services at Castlemaine Health became fully operational on Monday May 3, 2021 after a nearly year long suspension, re-opening under a new model of care. See the Mail for more…