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New community maternity team deliver first baby

The Maternity service at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT) is the first in the Sussex and Surrey region to successfully launch a new community maternity team and deliver their first baby in line with the recommendations from The National Maternity Review: Better Births Report. Continue reading

1500th baby born at Eastbourne Midwifery Unit

Lara Walker was the 1500th baby born at the Eastbourne Midwifery Unit, to proud parents Sandra and Terry Walker, weighing in at 7lbs 13oz.

Sandra Walker said: “The treatment we received in the midwifery unit was absolutely fantastic. I didn’t realise I could have my baby at Eastbourne, but was so glad I did. My midwife Lorna was great, as was all the staff we encountered. Lara’s birth was a calm and brilliant experience thanks to everyone on the midwifery unit.” Continue reading