Once ordered to take "urgent action" to improve safety - Medway Maritime Hospital's maternity department has made a turnaround.
The unit branded "inadequate" in 2013 and put into special measures - is now "good" - and outstanding in some areas.
And the specialist clinic for premature babies is recognised as offering excellent care - so what can the rest of the hospital learn?
Sarah Saunders spoke to mother Mofi Ariyo, neonatal unit matron Louise Proffit, Dr Aung Soe, mother Navjot Dusanj and Ranjit Akolekar of the foetal medicine unit.
James Cockram's son Joseph was at risk of a dangerously premature birth - but was eventually born at 34 weeks after his wife was given an operation to allow her to prolong the pregnancy. Also speaking, mother of Sienna - Louise Peters
It provides life-saving care to premature or very sick babies. Two nurses at a specialist baby unit in Kent have gone the extra mile to raise money for their department, by going on a sponsored walk in the Sahara. Tom Savvides talks to mum Kelly May, nurse Lyndsay McGrath and Dr Ghada Ramadan.
She's home, finally, with her parents - all thanks to a pair of scissors. And, tonight, baby Maddalena - who was born prematurely at 23 weeks - is preparing for her first Christmas. Fred and Sangeeta link to an item by Amanda Piper.
Premature babies around the world stand a better chance of leading a healthy childhood thanks to research being carried out here in the South. Vulnerable youngsters are usually fed by a drip. But a new study has found that mother's milk is best from the earliest days of life.