We file 2,500 little one deliveries each month – Lagos Hospital


The Chief Medical Director, Lagos State College Instructing Hospital (LASUTH), Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo, says the hospital’s obstetric unit – Ayinke Home, information a median of two,500 month-to-month childbirth deliveries.

Fabamwo made the disclosure in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos.

Ayinke Home is a maternal healthcare facility positioned inside the premises of LASUTH and reputed as Nigeria’s greatest maternity hospital after it was upgraded from an 80-bed facility to a 170-bed furnished with state-of-the-art medical gear.

Fabamwo mentioned supply fee had declined in comparison with earlier 3,000 monthly little one deliveries on the Ayinke Home.

“It’s now low in comparison with what used to occur previously, however I consider that the economic system has truly cautioned individuals to restrict the sizes of their households, so not too many individuals are keen to come back out with infants anymore.

“There was a time a few years again that we used to do 3,000 monthly deliveries,” he mentioned.

He emphasised that pregnant ladies are given well being training throughout antenatal care and likewise recommended on household planning and little one spacing after supply on the hospital’s household planning clinic.

On how Ayinke Home had assisted the state to scale back its maternal morbidity and mortality fee, Fabamwo mentioned the ability as a multispecialty medical centre gives complete maternal providers {and professional} coaching for medical college students and resident docs within the state.

In line with Fabamwo, the hospital performs regular routine low danger and high-risk deliveries related to pregnancies at its intensive care facility.

“We take part within the regular routine deliveries of instances which might be low danger primarily to cater for the coaching of pupil midwives who come right here from a few of the universities that we’ve partnerships with.

“However over and past that, extra importantly, is our high-risk instances, which is basically what we cope with as quite a few basic hospitals and personal hospitals refer high-risk instances to us to handle.

“As a result of on this hospital, we are able to supply multidisciplinary care. If a affected person wants a heart specialist or different specialists, we are able to simply name them in as a result of we’re all in the identical premises.

“So instances that want multidisciplinary care, superior care all profit from well timed interventions and that has helped the state in lowering maternal morbidity and mortality,” he mentioned.

The CMD mentioned that Ayinke Home boasts of an ultra-modern obstetric unit, recalling that it was re-commissioned in 2019 after some infrastructural upgrades.

In line with him, the centre is provided with 4 working theatres, one emergency theatre, a 20-bed supply suite, an intensive care room and 22 guide obstetricians and gynecologists.

The CMD added that care supplied at Ayinke Home, along side Lagos Island Maternity Hospital, and the totally different obstetric models normally hospitals, all contribute to lowering maternal mortality and morbidity charges in state hospitals.

Fabamwo emphasised that bettering the well-being of moms, infants, and kids was an vital public well being objective for LASUTH and Lagos state.

He restated the hospital’s dedication to proceed to supply high quality, inexpensive and fashionable healthcare providers to all residents in Lagos, Nigeria and Africa. (NAN)

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