Celebrating midwifery services at Bentley Health Service

May 6, 2014

On Monday 5 May, the Bentley Health Service Maternity Unit celebrated International Day of the Midwife. by holding a morning tea to recognise the valuable work they do.

International Day of the Midwife aims to promote the role of midwives globally and highlights the important part they play in ensuring the wellbeing of mothers and newborns.

Clinical Midwifery Manager, Zena Robinson said this year’s theme was ‘Midwives changing the world one family at a time’.

“The midwives at Bentley have contributed to the health and happiness of many families with 883 babies delivered at Bentley from 2012 to 2013,” Zena said.

“International Day of the Midwife is time to recognise the importance of our profession and reflect on our achievements as midwives.”

On Monday many of the midwives in the Maternity Unit had the opportunity to celebrate their service whether a matter of months or like two of the midwives, 30 years in the profession.

“We have 31 permanent midwives at Bentley and I use this special day to say thank you to my hard-working colleagues,” said Zena.