New Year's Babies | Western Cape Government


New Year's Babies

1 January 2011

Thus far, clinics and hospitals have reported that 42 babies have been born in the Western Cape on New Year's Day. There were 22 boys born and 20 girls.

The first baby born in the Western Cape on New Year's Day was at Oudsthoorn Hospital, to a mother from Prince Albert. The baby girl weighed 2 880 g and was born at 00:12am.

The earliest baby born in Cape Town on New Year's Day was born at 00:20am at Macassar Midwives Obstretics Unit. The baby girl weighed 3 360 g.

Another baby girl was born at George Hospital at 00:30am. She weighed 3 440 g.

The Western Cape's first baby boy was born at Mowbray Maternity Hospital at 00:48am. He weighed 1 180 g.

Media Enquiries: 

Lauren O'Connor-May
Principal Communications Officer for Department of Health
Tel: 021 658 5448
Cell: 084 586 1413
Fax: 021 658 5333