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How have specialist maternity services changed in West Wales?

A Pembrokeshire family has spoken out over controversial changes to maternity services across West Wales.

The parents of Freddie Bamford Lewis fear he would not have survived under the new system after he was born weighing just two pounds and fourteen ounces.

Myles Bamford-Lewis and Jasmin McGinley have written to the Health Minister

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Today health chiefs invited ITV News to see the new facilities.

They say they are designed to provide safe and sustainable services.

Freddie's family would now have to travel from Fishguard to Glangwili Hospital to access an Urgent Care Baby Unit

A midlife-led maternity unit will be set up at Withybush Hospital, with a dedicated ambulance for babies in need of urgent care.

The shakeup sparked protests from campaigners, but the health board says the changes will improve services.

"It's definitely not a cost- cutting exercise. It is about investment in services,

It is about making sure that we can recruit into our clinicians, and making sure that we do meet the national standards.

– Carole Bell, Hywel Dda Health Board