A nurse has shared a sweet story about how she was reunited with the baby she helped deliver, 23 years ago. The baby is now a young man who has completed a midwifery course in the very same hospital where he was born.
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Maria Phillips-Kayser shared the story on the #ImStaying group on Facebook. She said that the young man completed his midwifery studies at the hospital where she helped deliver him.
The young man came up to her and said that she was his "ouma".
"What a pleasant surprise"
Social media users appreciated the heart-warming story. Facebook user Hayley Burnett said:
"Absolutely amazing story..talk about the circle of life! Enjoy this special moment"
Ntsedzeni Vhuthuhawe's Nekhwevha said:
"I worked with him last week in Neonatal ward, hard and smart worker. Very cooperative with a great sense of humour"
Dolly Hlophe said:
"I just love our job. What a blessing. Well done for doing your job well. He is perfect"
Beverley Swimmer said:
"Well done young man"
Yvonne MacQuilkan said:
"Lovely pic, thanks Mari"
Tumi Nolah Mpalala said:
"This is lovely, I'm also a registered nurse and have met the registered nurse that helped my Mom bring me to the world and she's also a colleague of my mom"
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