Welcome to the world: First baby born at Peel Health Campus in 2018

With the new year comes new life, and proud Dawesville parents Jennifer and Narayan Lenehan have welcomed the first baby born at the Peel Health Campus in 2018.

Healthy baby boy, Harry James Lenehan came days earlier than anticipated for the Lenehan family.

The family was thrilled to welcome Harry into the world on Monday, January 1 at 3.07pm. 

Harry weighed 3750 grams and was 51 centimetres long. 

Harry is Mr and Ms Lenehan’s second child, behind his two-year-old sister Matilda Rita. 

Matilda was also born at the Peel Health Campus. 

Ms Lenehan said she was relived she was only in labor for three hours.

“The first one [Matilda] took 16 hours. I was relived he was out,” she said.