“Each year Saban Birth and Maternity Center breaks a new record,” said Dr. Doron Dukler, Delivery Room Director at Soroka.Dr. Dukler said, “As we mark the end of 2017 and beginning of 2018, I am proud to share that our team has performed 17,144 deliveries this year. Last year was a record-breaking year, and this past year we achieved a new record. Let me take this opportunity to thank all of the highly experienced staff in the delivery rooms, operating rooms, Neonatal Department and NICU, as well as the Maternity Departments at the Saban Birth and Maternity Center at Soroka, who work around the clock to bring new lives into the world.”Just like it is all year round, the first day of 2018 was also a very busy day in Soroka’s delivery rooms.
The first woman to give birth in 2018 is Dr. Shani Arotsker, a pediatrician at Soroka, the first born for her and her husband, Dr. Natan Arotsker, a physician in Soroka’s Internal Medicine Division.