Dapto mother's anxiety over giving birth at Wollongong Hospital without partner

Desiree Savage
By Desiree Savage
Updated January 11 2022 - 6:23am, first published January 10 2022 - 9:00am
Emma Bartley with her son Elijah Harris on Friday, just prior to giving birth at Wollongong Hospital where her COVID-positive partner was banned from entering. Picture: Sylvia Liber

A mother has been left heartbroken after her fiancé was barred from the birth of her daughter because he tested positive for COVID.


Desiree Savage

Desiree Savage

Arts, Entertainment, Breaking News Journalist

I write about arts and entertainment, plus other bits and pieces in between at the Illawarra Mercury.