Birth for some expectant mothers can be a daunting experience but midwives at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital are hoping to change that with a new course.
A baby from Downham Market was nearly a week later than her due date for a very good reason as this helped to win the fantastic accolade of being the 500th baby born at the Midwife-led unit at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
An Auxiliary Nurse who has helped to bring hundreds of babies into the world is retiring after 44 years.
Giving birth is becoming a more relaxed experience for expectant mothers who are being given greater choice in how they deliver their babies thanks to a centre which is celebrating its six months anniversary. Continue reading Celebrating six months of Waterlily
The Midwife Led Birthing Unit at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital welcomed its 100th birth on 7 March.
Jameeleigh Boughen, 18 from Wisbech, gave birth to her daughter Rubie-Rose Short at 5.44am in the Waterlily Unit at The Trust, the 100th child to be born since it opened on 21 December. Rubie-Rose was greeted into the world by her father Daniel Short, grandmothers Fiona Horgan and Amanda Jacobs, and her aunt, Alicia Boughen, along with midwife Kayleigh Darling. Continue reading 100th Baby Joins the Waterlily Club
Mothers in west Norfolk have welcomed an improved maternity service with the official opening of The Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s new midwife led birthing unit.