Our photographer caught up with some of the new babies born at the Katherine Hospital this week to snap some memories for the families.
Devina Collins was transported 350km with CareFlight from her home in Urapunga to give birth to her first baby Alianne Ladd this week.
The new baby was born on Monday, March 9, at 11pm at Katherine Hospital.
Family from the far-away community rushed into Katherine to see the first grand child in the family, and for those who remained at home, excitement over the new arrival is building.
Patrick Junior Madden
Corrina Turner and Patrick Madden welcomed a new baby into the world yesterday.
Patrick Junior Madden is the first boy in a brimming household of girls, and has been named after his father.
The new baby joins four older sisters aged 11, 12, 14 and 17, and is sure to receive an abundance of attention when he gets home.
New mother, Corrina, gave birth to her little boy on Tuesday, March 10 at 12.30pm at Katherine Hospital and said she could hardly believe her run of girls had ended.
We're over the moon and excited at the prospect of buying little toy cars instead of dolls.Corrina Turner
Jasmine Fuller and Abra Henry met their new baby for the first time this week.
Dane Henry was born at Katherine Hospital on Tuesday, March 10 at 2.40am.
Travelling the 80km from the small community of Barunga to have her baby, Ms Fuller said the whole family is excited to meet the new addition when she gets home.
The new baby is also the first grand child in the family.
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