The mothers of the first three babies born on Christmas Day in Trinidad were treated to goodies yesterday at their respective health facilities.
The first mother to give birth was Carlene Molino.
She delivered a baby girl at 12.15 am, weighing 4.48 pounds at the San Fernando General Hospital.
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 at the Sangre Grande Hospital and the first to ngive birth in the
Eastern Regional Health Authority (ERHA).
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.
Sandra Lys Lewis delivered the third baby at the San Fernando General Hospital.
Her baby boy arrived at 4.07 am and weighed 7.2 lbs.
Meanwhile, at 4:54am, Rachel Romeo of Mt. Pleasant, Tobago received a precious Christmas gift; a baby girl, who weighed 2.935kgs at delivery. As has been customary, Ms. Romeo received a hamper with baby care items courtesy the Division and TRHA.
Assemblywoman Dr. Faith B.Yisrael, Secretary of Health, Wellness and Social Protection was on hand to congratulate Ms. Romeo and extend best wishes to her.
Ms. Romeo had the only birth on the Island on Christmas Day and no others were expected. Kylie is Ms. Romeo’s second child.