The delivery room at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital was a hive of activity on New Year’s Day as doctors and nurses deployed there supervised the birth of 14 babies by 1: 30 p.m. today.
First to enter the world was Baby Spooner, who was delivered at 12.01 a. m. weighing eight pounds, five ounces.
In an interview with Barbados TODAY a beaming Julie Scotland, 31, of Silver Sands, Christ Church, said Baby Spooner, her first child came into the world through natural birth. An equally proud dad, Linley Spooner, was present in Ward B3 to welcome his son.
At 12: 24 a.m, 29 year-old Sherisa Noel of Airy Hill, St Joseph gave birth to a boy weighing six pounds 7.3 ounces. Noel said Liam, who was delivered through a C- Section, was the first boy of her four children.
At minutes to five this morning 18-year-old Christina Hoyte of Grazettes, St Michael, gave birth to a seven pound eight ounce baby girl through C-Section. Speaking to Barbados TODAY a clearly exhausted Hoyte said she has already given the name Shikira Hoyte to her baby girl.