Forty-three Christmas babies born in Windhoek

26 Dec 2018 13:20pm
WINDHOEK, 26 DEC (NAMPA) – Forty-three babies were born in Windhoek on Christmas Day.
The Katutura Intermediate Hospital recorded the highest number of births with a total of 28 babies (17 boys and 11 girls), followed by Windhoek Central Hospital with 14 babies (nine boys and five girls).
One baby girl was born at Lady Pohamba Private Hospital.
The first baby was born at 00h11 at the Katutura Intermediate Hospital to Loide Isaka, weighing 2.96 kilogrammes (kg).
“The baby has not yet been given a name,” Isaka told Nampa on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, the Windhoek Central Hospital welcomed its first Christmas baby mothered by Paulina Shiimi at 02h43.
The baby boy named Immanuel Haingula weighed 3.29 kg at birth.
No new-borns were recorded at the Medi-Clinic and Rhino Park private hospitals on Christmas Day, according to the staff there.
Last year, 36 babies were born in Windhoek on Christmas Day.