New Years Babies 2017 | Western Cape Government


New Years Babies 2017

3 January 2017

Western Cape Government Health is proud to announce the birth of 109 babies as reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape on New Year’s Day 2017.

The total number comprises of 55 boys and 54 girls. Sixty-nine of these babies were born in the Cape Town Metropole and 40 babies were born in the rural districts.

Multiple births were reported at Mowbray Maternity Hospital with a set of twin girls born after 04:00.

Mowbray Maternity Hospital delivered the most New Year's babies where 20 babies (8 boys and 12 girls) were welcomed, followed by New Somerset Hospital with 16 births (8 boy and 8 girls).

The first babies were born at 00:07 - one baby boy was born at Mowbray Maternity Hospital weighing 2.25 kg and 49cm in length; while a baby girl was born at 00:22 at New Somerset Hospital weighing 2.6kg and 49cm in length.

Western Cape Government Health congratulates the parents and families of the new arrivals, may you enjoy this magical journey that lies ahead.

Media Enquiries: 

Nadia Ferreira
Principal Communications Officer
Eden and Central Karoo Districts
Western Cape Government Health
Kwanokuthula CDC,Plettenberg Bay
Tel: 044 501 5751
Cell: 076 379 5423
Fax: 044 501 5719