Texas hospital staff delivers 100+ babies in a total of 91 hours in 'unprecedented' boom

A total of 107 babies were born across two stretches totaling 91 hours at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center - Fort Worth's (Texas) Andrews Women's Hospital, CNN reports.

Hospital staff members delivered 52 babies in a single 47-hour period beginning June 24. Beginning on June 28, the hospital delivered another 55 babies in just 44 hours. 

Typically, the hospital averages 16 deliveries per day, according to a news release cited by CNN

"While Andrews Women's Hospital is known as a high-volume delivery hospital, the influx in births was considered rare and exceptional," the health system said. 

That beats the hospital's 2018 record, when 48 babies were delivered within 41 hours. 

Copyright © 2024 Becker's Healthcare. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy. Cookie Policy. Linking and Reprinting Policy.


Featured Whitepapers

Featured Webinars