First Geelong Baby of 2018 born at Epworth Geelong

January 1, 2018| Our Community /

Our maternity team were thrilled to welcome the first baby born in the New Year at Epworth Geelong with Huxley George Partington making a timely arrival at 12.09am on January 1.

Not only was Huxley the first baby born for 2018, he was also the 100th baby born at Epworth Geelong.

By missing the previous year by just minutes, Huxley get to share his birthday with his grandmother Angela Partington who celebrates her 72nd birthday today.

Congratulations to mum Caroline, dad Jon and baby brother Arthur on the arrival of this little milestone maker!

October 18, 2018| Health and Wellbeing/

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Unlike numbers, you can’t always be divided into neat little fractions, when you subtract something from your life you will feel an emotional response, and when you think about your value as a person, the correct answer is immeasurable #TheLimitDoesNotExist. You are a person, you are not just a number.

October 17, 2018| Epworth News/

Epworth Maternity Staff Help Save Lives in Developing Nations

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October 5, 2018| Our Community/

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September 25, 2018| Health and Wellbeing/

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September 21, 2018| Our Community/

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