50 mothers for 50 Christmas babies
By Anele Siwa
27 December 2007
This Christmas, celebrated on Tuesday, 25 December 2007, 50 women in the Western Cape became mothers, some for the very first time.
“The first baby born was a girl — born at 12AM at Hanover Park MOU,” says Acting Director of Communication in the Western Cape Department of Health Mark van der Heever.
According to van der Heever there have been no further developments in the total number of babies recorded at public health facilities in the Western Cape on Christmas Day.
"The latest total showed 50 babies were born on Christmas Day," he says.