Carlene Molino was the first mother to give birth on Christmas Day, doing so at the San Fernando Hospital yesterday.
She delivered a baby girl at 12.15 am, weighing 4.48 pounds.
She was presented with a gift basket by the South West Regional Health Authority’s (SWRHA’s) General Manager-Nursing, Kathy-Ann Elbourne.
Deborah Sobers was the second woman to give birth, doing so at the Sangre Grande Hospital.
She was also the first mother to give birth in the Eastern Regional Health Authority (ERHA).
The ERHA said she delivered the child at 1:07 am yesterday.
The healthy baby girl weighed 3,200 grammes and was delivered by Dr Livan.
Staff at the Maternity Ward presented Sobers with a hamper filled with baby products on behalf of the Chief Executive Officer and the ERHA and congratulated her on the new addition to her family.
Mothers who gave birth on Christmas Day were presented with gift bags which included a publication entitled, “Breastfeeding and Beyond: A Guide to Infant and Child Feeding.”
COVID-19 packages were also presented to all mothers and mothers-to-be on the ward.
The third baby to be delivered yesterday was to Sandra Lys Lewis at the San Fernando General Hospital.
Her baby boy was born at 4.07 am and weighed 7.2 lbs.