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Child Birth Education at Botshelong Hospital

Botshelong Empilweni Clinix Private Hospital hosted an open day for pregnant mommies around Kathorus.

The event was filled with well-informed professionals who shared information with the mommies and also gave advice on what to do and avoid during pregnancy.

Dr Moeketsi, who had successfully delivered a baby boy through C-section on that day, warned the expecting mothers about not waiting for last minute to call their Dr.

“Today I had to perform a miracle, my patient didn’t warn me prior that she was in labour, she only showed up in hospital in labour and I had to prepare everything in a split of a second,” said Dr Moeketsi

The Dr also advised mommies to be to attend their Antenatal care and take all their medication as it is good for the development of the baby.

“Pregnancy is the most exciting time in any woman’s life, with a the changes mommies must have fun and enjoy every moment,”

The hospital left no stone unturned as they also spoke in details about the importance of a healthy diet during pregnancy and also the importance of knowing one’s blood type in case of an emergency.

“It is important that expecting mothers know their blood type as sometimes they may need blood transfusion.”

The hospital also gave the expecting mommies a tour in their maternal wards. Mommies were given an opportunity to win prizes during question and answer session which was held later on that day.




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