Its a boy! Windhoek's first baby of 2018 born at Central Hospital

01 Jan 2018 20:00pm
WINDHOEK, 01 JAN (NAMPA) – The first baby to be born in Windhoek for 2018, a boy, was delivered at the Windhoek Central Hospital.
The nurse on duty, Anna Josef told Nampa on Monday the healthy baby boy was born at 01h03, weighing 3.16 kilogrammes.
Seven babies had been born at the Windhoek Central Hospital by 14h30 on Monday, while two more babies were expected to be born before the end of the day.
Figures collected by Nampa showed that the second baby was born at 01h20 at the Katutura State Hospital.
The baby, also a boy, weighed 2.5kg.
Four babies had been born at the Katutura State Hospital by 14h30.
Nurse on duty Ester Shihepo, who was in a jovial mood, told this news agency it was not the first time she helped to deliver a baby on New Year’s Day.
She said they are always happy to welcome babies at the beginning of a new year.
“I am so proud,” Shihepo said.
No births had been recorded at any of the private hospitals in Windhoek when this news agency contacted them at around 14h30.