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Bermuda Welcomes First Baby Of 2021

Bermuda Welcomes First Baby Of 2021

The island has welcomed the first baby of 2021, with Kalysta Rayne Hayward making her grand debut into the world yesterday afternoon. A Bermuda Hospitals Board spokesperson said, “The first baby of 2021 has finally arrived at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] to parents Danielle Pacheco and Daniel Hayward. “Staff of the Maternity Unit... Read more of this article

Still Awaiting The First Bermuda Baby Of 2021

Still Awaiting The First Bermuda Baby Of 2021

The old adage says ‘good things come to those who wait,’ and it seems this will hold true for the start of the new year, with the island still awaiting the first Bermuda baby of 2021 as of January 5th. A quick look back at Bernews archives show that over the past few years, the first baby of the year is often born on New Year’s Day,... Read more of this article

BHB: Hospital Current Maternity Guidelines

BHB: Hospital Current Maternity Guidelines

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] confirmed that the “guidelines for designated support people attending births and visiting mothers in Maternity are not currently changing.” A spokesperson said, “However, in order to minimize the number of people from the community in the maternity department, BHB is returning to the guidance earlier this... Read more of this article

Double Joy: Ten Sets Of Twins Born In 2019

Double Joy: Ten Sets Of Twins Born In 2019

Ten sets of twins were born in 2019, a slight decrease from the 11 sets recorded in 2018, according to the annual report of the Registry General for 2019, which was recently tabled in the House of Assembly. The report said “The record number of sets of twins born in a single year continues to stand at 19 for the year 2013. “In 2019 ten multiple... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘That’s My Baby’ Contest Winners

Photos: ‘That’s My Baby’ Contest Winners

BGA announced the winners of their annual Pampers “That’s My Baby” photo contest, with eleven super cute babies winning the various categories. A spokesperson said, “Pampers presents the annual ‘That’s My Baby’ photo contest celebrating all that we love about our babies. “Entries for the contest originally were open in... Read more of this article

Bermuda Welcomes First Babies Of 2020

Bermuda Welcomes First Babies Of 2020

The island has welcomed two New Year babies already, with the first baby of the new decade born at 7:58am, with the second baby following a few hours behind at just past noon. A BHB spokesperson said, “Staff of the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital Maternity Unit have been busy on the first day of 2020, welcoming two New Year’s babies with a possible... Read more of this article

Christmas Baby: Saunto Lorenzo Wilson

Christmas Baby: Saunto Lorenzo Wilson

One family in Bermuda received a super special Christmas gift today [Dec 25], with Saunto Lorenzo Wilson born just after 11.00am to parents Savanna Ramotar and Khyren Wilson. Savanna said, “Everyone is happy he is here. A lot of people said he would be a Christmas baby. He is definitely a blessing.” Mom Savanna Ramotar and baby Saunto with BHB midwife... Read more of this article

Extend Maternity Leave, Provide Paternity Leave

Extend Maternity Leave, Provide Paternity Leave

A Bill that will provide for vacation leave after the first six months of continuous employment, extend the maternity leave time, and provide for paternity leave recently passed in the House of Assembly. The Bill’s explanatory memorandum said it “provides that an employee who has completed the first six months of continuous employment shall... Read more of this article

New Parents Welcome Baby During Hurricane

New Parents Welcome Baby During Hurricane

Last night was a night to remember for many of us, but none more so than Collice Washington and Paul Morris, with the couple welcoming their new baby into the world during the hurricane. Maya Collice Julia-Lynn Morris was due on Tuesday 17 September but mother Collice Washington went into labour in the wee hours of Wednesday morning and Maya was born... Read more of this article

Bundles Of Joy: Seven Babies Born In 24 Hours

Bundles Of Joy: Seven Babies Born In 24 Hours

It was an unusually busy time at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital earlier this week, but all for a good reason – as seven babies were born in only 24 hours. “It was a brisk day in the labour and delivery rooms as seven babies were born within 24 hours,” says Lisa Blyden, clinical manager of Maternity and Special Care Baby Unit. Bermuda Hospitals... Read more of this article

Bermuda Welcomes First Baby Of 2019

Bermuda Welcomes First Baby Of 2019

The island has welcomed the first baby of the year, with a baby girl making her grand debut into the world at 4.02am this morning [Jan 1]. A Bermuda Hospital Board spokesperson said, “The first baby of 2019 was born this morning at 4:02 am. The baby girl weighed 7lbs 0.8oz.” Related StoriesBermuda Welcomes First Babies... Read more of this article

Book Launch Event For ‘Home Birth Movement’

Book Launch Event For ‘Home Birth Movement’

The Lotus Integrated Health and Wellness Studio is getting set to host a book launch and signing event for a book by Sophia Cannonier titled The Home Birth Movement on Tuesday, December 18 from 6.00pm to 7.30pm at Bermuda National Library. A Facebook page for the event said, “This event is free and is intended as a way to raise public awareness about... Read more of this article

Video: Minister On Closure Of Daycare Facility

Video: Minister On Closure Of Daycare Facility

[Updated] Minister of Social Development and Sports Michael Weeks is holding a press conference this afternoon [Oct 30], with the Ministry saying the press conference is “regarding an incident involving a daycare facility.” We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has... Read more of this article