A midwife from Pindara Private
Hospital has helped deliver
her own grand-daughter after
receiving a call for help.
Sandra Logue was at home when her
son telephoned late one night just
before Christmas, advising his partner
was in labour and needed to go
Ms Logue was still wearing her pyjamas
when she jumped into her car and
drove to her son’s house to assist.
“I ran in and was met
by my son, Luke, who told me he thought he could see the baby’s head,” Ms Logue said.
“Once I saw Mariah was pushing, I knew it was too late to go to hospital so I told Luke to ring
000 for an ambulance.”
Before the paramedics could arrive, her daughter-in-law gave birth to a beautiful little girl.
“To think this all happened in a space of 27 minutes is amazing. We were all very lucky and
received the best Christmas present anyone could hope for,” Ms Logue said.
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First time mum Susan Darwiche thought she
had her baby girl’s name sorted early on
– but that all changed when she went into
unexpected labour due to pre-eclampsia at
After arriving at Westmead Private Hospital,
she met the woman who would be her
guiding midwife. Sara helped to navigate
Susan and her husband through a difficult
time by remaining informative and calm.
Sara stayed with Susan and provided
reassurance, as the new mum was
transferred to the Westmead Women’s &
Newborn Health Neonatal Intensive Care
Unit (NICU), where she would deliver her
Susan had chosen the name Jenelle for
her new baby, but was so impressed with
Sara, she had a last-minute change of heart,
instead naming her baby girl after
Baby Sara spent five weeks in Westmead’s
NICU before being transferred back to
Westmead Private Hospital’s Special Care
Nursery to “grow up”.
Midwife Sara was delighted to receive
such an honour, but said she was just doing