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Maternity Unit Named After Fundraising Mum

Stokes Suite Low Risk Birth Room

12:02am 9th March 2014
(Updated 6:45pm 9th March 2014)

A mum who raised £3,000 for Dorset County Hospital's Maternity unit has now been immortalised.

Clare Stokes has officially opened a low risk birth room which has been named in her honour.

The Stokes Suite is designed to feel like a home from home, with a relaxed and less clinical lay out.

The room includes a new birthing couch from the National Childbirth Trust, a birthing mat and stool, and a comfortable bean bag for the mum's partner to use.
 
Clare said she was thrilled to see the room opened for use: "All my children have been born here and sadly we lost two babies during pregnancy. The maternity staff have been so incredibly supportive - we just wanted to give something back. It's wonderful to see the room finished and ready to be used."
 
Midwife Jane Hall said: "We are so grateful to Clare and her family for raising the money for the room. It's something we've wanted to provide for a long time and it will be of great benefit to so many women. We eventually hope to be able to set up another room like this."

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