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  • Wentworth-Douglass Hospital OR Experiencing Baby Boon!

    DOVER, NH – There is a baby boon among the operating room staff at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital!


    The department currently has nine staff members who are pregnant, and a tenth who just gave birth earlier this month.


    The women include a wide-variety of health care professionals including registered nurses, nurse anesthetists, surgical technologists, anesthesia technicians, and nurse practitioners.


    The team isn’t sure “why now”, but most are first-time moms (just three have given birth before) and more girls are expected than boys.


    The hospital does not expect staffing levels will be disrupted by the many-maternity leaves.

    About Wentworth-Douglass Hospital:
    Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (wdhospital.org) is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit, charitable health care organization located in Dover, New Hampshire with a more than 115-year history of compassionate care and innovation. A member of the Mass General Brigham system, Wentworth-Douglass is strategically located in the heart of the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine, which it has served since 1906. The organization is a family of more than 3,500 employees, including more than 400 physicians and advanced practice providers dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of the region’s residents and visitors. The organization includes a 178-bed hospital, more than 30 primary and specialty provider practices and clinic sites, multiple express and prompt care facilities, an ambulatory surgery center, several medical office buildings, The Works Family Health and Fitness Center, and the Wentworth-Douglass Charitable Foundation.