A number of families received the greatest gift of all this Christmas as they welcomed new babies into the world.
Lauren Maher gave birth to son Ciaran in the Royal Jubilee Maternity Hospital (RJMH) just after midnight at 00.20am. Ciaran weighted in at 7lb and 2oz.
He was followed by baby Darcy who was born to mum Nicole Cochrane and dad Martin in the RJMH at 3.36am.
Darcy was delivered by C-Section weighing 7lb 10oz.
On Christmas morning Courtney Moore and David Farrell welcomed a baby boy at the RJMS Active Birth Centre at 8.22am.
The boy, who has yet to named, weighed in at 6lb 60z.
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