Young mother gets early bundle of joy for Christmas

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Christmas is the most joyful time of the year and the Latchana family’s holiday was made even more special with the arrival of a tiny bundle of joy.

Hansaranie Latchana of Lot 100 Belvedere Corentyne, delivered the first Christmas baby at the New Amsterdam Hospital at 03:49 hrs. The young mother gave birth to a baby boy.

According to Latchana, this is her first child. She commended the doctor and nurses present during her delivery, whose professionalism helped her to overcome her initial nervousness. The mother explained that she was scheduled to deliver in January, but took in with cramps and was taken to the hospital last evening where she delivered her baby boy.

While Latchana was the only mother that delivered at the New Amsterdam Hospital for Christmas morning, up to press time another mother was currently in labour and is expected to give birth.

Latchana was presented with a token, compliments of Massy Distribution, for being the first mother to deliver a Christmas baby at New Amsterdam Hospital.

Story and Images Tanuja Raikha.

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