The mother of all Christ­mas gifts

Western Suburbs Weekly - - NEWS -

ST John of God Health Care sur­passed 10,000 ba­bies born in 2015 in its 11 hospi­tals in early De­cem­ber and Laura Gal­is­teo added to that on Christ­mas Day.

The hospi­tals’ ma­ter­nity wards cel­e­brated the high­est num­ber of births for the year to date in the group’s 120-year his­tory with ba­bies born on Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 9 re­ceiv­ing gifts.

Eleven of those ba­bies were born at St John of God Su­bi­aco Hos­pi­tal.

Ms Gal­is­teo, a new mum, was cel­e­brat­ing a tra­di­tional fam­ily meal on Christ­mas Eve when she went into labour three weeks be­fore the baby’s due date.

Ms Gal­is­teo de­liv­ered a healthy girl at St John of God Hos­pi­tal Mt Law­ley at 12.16am on Christ­mas Day.

Laura Gal­is­teo with baby Emily Char­lotte Downs.

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