By Erica Apeatua Addo, GNA
Tarkwa (W/R), April 17, GNA- Forty-two new births were recorded in four hospitals in Tarkwa during the Easter celebration.
Eighteen females and twenty-four males were delivered between Good Friday and Easter Monday.
Eleven babies were born at the Tarkwa Municipal Hospital, three at the Tarkwa Community Hospital and nine at Ami Memorial Hospital, while the Tarkwa Old Hospital recorded nineteen deliveries.
The midwives on duty at the Tarkwa Municipal Hospital Mrs Naomi Hayfron and Miss Hilda Yalley, told the Ghana News Agency in an interview that out of the eleven births recorded, five were delivered normally and the remaining six were through Caesarian session.
They advised pregnant women to visit the health facility regularly for check-up to help them detect and prevent any complication that would crop up.
At the Tarkwa Community hospital, the midwife on duty, Mrs. Beatrice Ayensu, said all the three births recorded at her facility were delivered through Caesarian operation.
A principal midwife in charge of the Ami Memorial Hospital Maternity Ward, Madam Agnes Essel, explained that five babies were born normal while four went through Caesarian session.
At the Tarkwa Old Hospital, the midwife on duty, Miss Mary Annan, said out of the total births recorded fifteen went through normal deliveries and four were delivered through Caesarian sections.
All the babies including their mothers were doing well at all the four hospitals visited.