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February 9, 2023

Farewell Mullumbimby Community Birthing Service

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Frida with mum Samaya Nicholls-Askill and Sally Cusack. Photo Ingrid Pullen
Frida with mum Samaya Nicholls-Askill and Sally Cusack. Photo Ingrid Pullen

Midwives, mums, dads and bubs assembled for commemorative photos at the Mullumbimby Hospital grounds on Saturday.

It was to mark the significant history of the hospital’s birthing unit, the Mullumbimby Community Birthing Service (MCBS), ahead of its relocation to the new Byron Central Hospital.

The date is yet to be confirmed.

Around 300 people gathered, said co-organiser Sally Cusack, and an aerial drone also took photos.

It’s anticipated that a photo will be proudly displayed in the new Birth Centre at Byron Central Hospital as a part of the transition from ‘old’ into the ‘new’.

 


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2 COMMENTS

  1. Birthing unit has a great record..shame so many will have to travel further to the new grey roadside hospital

  2. Awww I missed it! Mullumbimby birth unit helped me give birth to my daughter Samsara back in 2007. I was homeless, but had a dream. To give birth naturally with as less intervention as possible you made this happen. I was one of the last pregnancies to go through Dr David Miller, Australia’s 1st Home Birthing Doctor whom had a office inside his home in Brunswick Heads. God Bless 💘❤️ Thank you Sooo Much

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