Christmas baby is a boy!


On December 25, 2018, at exactly 12:12 am, Taysuwattie Budhu gave birth to her fourth child, a boy, at the Georgetown Public Hospital.

Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence, the hospital’s Chief Executive Officer, George Lewis and Chair of the board, Kessaundra Alves, welcomed the newborn into the world and congratulated Budhu.

The mother of the hospital’s first 2018 Christmas baby hails from the Canal #2 village on the West Bank of Demerara. She was in high spirits and excited to know that her baby was successfully delivered and is healthy.

Speaking directly to Budhu, Minister Lawrence noted that it is quite a joyous occasion to celebrate the birth of a healthy baby during this festive season.

Minister Lawrence meets with another mother [DPI photo]

This first Christmas delivery was followed by the arrival of at least four other babies during the course of the early morning.

Budhu and the other mothers, who gave birth on this day, benefitted from maternity hampers, compliments of the Georgetown Public Hospital and the Ministry of Public Health.

These mothers include Kesha Wilkinson who gave birth to a girl; Sarifdeen Lakhan to a boy; Lisa Ramlill to a girl and Sierra Budraj, to a girl.

Also in the midst were twins born to Shivaughn Hinckson-Bakker of East Bank Berbice. These two bundles of joy were delivered on the afternoon of Christmas Eve.

Mother of Christmas Eve twins, interacts with Minister Lawrence. [DPI photo]

The mother indicated that this is her second set of twins and is thankful for her blessing of four children born within the space of two years. (Extracted and modified from DPI)

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