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Monday 29 December 2014

Just Born: Molly Bickerstaff

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Joanne Bickerstaff with her daughter Molly

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Pride and joy: Ryan and Kelly Creighton with Martha Violet

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Proud parents: Steve and Antonina with daughter Dara
Baby Lucas Marshall with mum Anna and dad Paul
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Baby Lucas Marshall born 16th December 2011

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Baby Lucas Marshall born 16th December 2011

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Lisa Cooper and baby Harry.
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Sonali Pawar with her son Vikram

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Greg and Jennifer Snodgrass with Maximilian

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Proud mum: Emma Skaggs with her daughter Aliya

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Jenny Hutchinson and Connell McGinley with baby Cillian

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The birth of a baby girl to Natalie and Paul Hunter

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Ciaran and Margaret Martin with their daughter Ciara

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Gareth and Faye with their baby girl Lucy Ava Neehan

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Oscar Hearst

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Amanda Davidson and John McKibben with baby Molly

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Tillie Mae McDonald at seven weeks old.

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Suzanne and Thomas with daughter Lillianna

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Marie and John Gordon was baby Rory p>To send us your Baby Pics Click here

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Leanne Hamill with her 3rd baby Ava Grace born at Antrim Area p>To send us your Baby Pics Click here

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Linzi and Misba Uddin with baby Ishmael p>To send us your Baby Pics Click here

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Julie Douglas is overjoyed at the birth of her third son Sam after having an emergency C-section p>To send us your Baby Pics Click here

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BABY CLARA HURST WITH BIG SISTER LILY IN SEATTLE.

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Ulster hooker Andi Kyriacou, with wife Rebecca and son Ted, has new responsibilities off the rugby pitch

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Deborah Archer with twins Erin and Elena

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Louis John Michael Hutchinson ~ Born Thursday 25th August ~ 2011 9lbs. 4oz to Denise and John. A brother for Chloe and Phoebe of Ballyclare.

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Andrew Maybin with newborn son Connor

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Joan McCourt with her newborn baby Alexander James Boyd at the Ulster Hospital maternity ward.

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Baby Liam Lawlor, born 3rd August, pictured here with his Daddy, Declan Lawlor, at 15 Minutes old. Look at the smile and the focus.

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Lauren Craig with her newborn baby Tristan

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Amelia Grace Gibson Crymble, born 3:10am 13th July 2011 to Michelle Gibson and Keith Crymble.

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Amelia Grace Gibson Crymble, born 3:10am 13th July 2011 to Michelle Gibson and Keith Crymble.

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Baby's Lily May and Maggie Rose McCullagh from Portadown born on Aug 2nd.

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Amy – born 23rd January 2011 in Chesterfield, 1st child to Mum Karen and Dad Dave.1st grandchild to Chris & Kyrie of Dundonald.

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Oscar Hearst

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Benny Beau Cooper, born 21/7/11 at RVH to Janice and Barry Cooper

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Liam James Shaw, born 02/08/11 in Plymouth MA, USA, to Kelly Shaw of Plymouth MA & Kevin Shaw of Finaghy, Belfast.

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Janice Moore and husband David with daughter Samantha (11) holding little brother Jai

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Ayesha was born on the 16/6/11 in the ulster hospital. Submitted by Barry Lammey

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Mia Harpur born 17/03/11

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Back home: Jayne shares quality time with daughter Emma

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Logan Thomas Senior, born 4 June 2011 to James and Amy Senior at the Ulster Hospital

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Julie Porter with her new baby girl Amber

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Anthea Crothers and Don McGrillen with baby Edan Francis

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Rachel Ferguson with her baby son Adam in the Ulster Hospital
Mum Gillian Cunningham with her twins Skyla and Cara
Chloe Judith Watson with new baby Chloe Louise
Paul and Nicola Willis with son Christopher Simon
Proud parents Carolyn and David with baby Kayne John
Diane Thompson, Paul Lillie and baby Jack James
Ciara Alexandra Kennedy with her adoring big sister Isla
Denise Montgomery with her baby son, her third child
Chris Melville and baby Karina Elizabeth Melville
Lyndsey Straney with her newborn daughter Sophie Claire

Little Molly Bickerstaff was born at 11.27am on January 17 and handed into the arms of her loving mum.

Joanne Bickerstaff (31) said she was over the Moon with her baby girl, who was born at the Ulster Hospital in Dundonald.

Molly came into the world weighing 7lbs 3oz — complete with a full head of dark brown hair.

After being taken in on the morning of January 17, Joanne said she was due to have a Caesarean section.

“It was a planned Caesarean section because she was transverse. It was fine, though,” she said. “I came in at 8am on the 17th and she was born at 11.27am. She was sideways, but it was always planned to have a section.”

According to Joanne, Molly is doing very well and the pair are now finally hoping to head home after two days under the expert care of the nursing staff at the Ulster.

“She’s doing good,” she said. “Loads of hair.”

Joanne, a classroom assistant at Stranmillis Primary School, said her young son Alfie, who only turned four this month, was very proud of his baby sister and was looking forward to getting her home.

In the meantime, the visitors just keep on coming.

“Everybody has been in. There’s lots of pink stuff, so we’re putting a ban on pink,” she said.

Joanne said her husband Ian, who works as a warehouse leader, was “well chuffed” with the birth of his baby girl.

As for plans for the future, Joanne said they now have one of each and that might just be enough to be going on with.

“No plans,” she added.

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