17 September 2020

Canberra's littlest MP: Alicia Payne welcomes baby girl

| Dominic Giannini
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Alicia Payne

Alicia Payne gave birth to baby Elena on Monday morning (14 September). Photo: Facebook.

Member for Canberra Alicia Payne says she is doing well after giving birth to baby Elena on Monday morning at the Canberra Hospital.

“Ben, Paul and I are thrilled to welcome a little girl into our family!” Ms Payne said. “Paul is very excited about his new little sister and is being a beautiful big brother.

“Thanks to the team at the Canberra Hospital for providing baby Elena and I with world-class care. Every day they are involved in what is a momentous day for families. The professionalism and heart they put into it makes all the difference,” Ms Payne said.

Elena Patricia Phillips was born at 7:13 am, weighing 3.48 kg.

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