Babies for Christmas

2010-12-25 09:06

Fifty five Christmas babies were born in Limpopo between midnight and 6am this morning.

The Vhembe district had the most – 20 babies – being born, SABC reported.

Meanwhile, thirty babies were born from midnight on Christmas Eve in the rural areas of the Eastern Cape, the provincial health department said.

The province welcomed 18 boys and 12 girls into the world on Christmas, spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo said.

The first Christmas baby, a boy, was born at the All Saints Hospital in Engcobo at 12.01am.

In Mount Ayliff Hospital twins, a boy and a girl, were born at 12.30am.

The figures for the number of babies born over Christmas in Port Elizabeth and East London were not available, Kupelo said.

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