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Authorities concerned for well-being of mother

7 January 2005

Health authorities concerned for well-being of mother

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board community paediatrican, Dr Russell Wills is appealing to the mother of the baby whose body was found at a Hastings address on Tuesday 4 January, to contact a health professional.

“This woman could be at risk of infection or medical problems if she has not received a medical check-up since having the baby.

“We are concerned for her well-being and would encourage her, her partner or family member to contact a medical centre, or visit a hospital as soon as possible,” Dr Wills said.

ENDS


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