St Mary’s welcomes two ‘Leap Year’ babies!

By IW Galleries Mar 4, 2020

Maternity staff were delighted to welcome two ‘Leap Year’ babies born on Saturday 29th February at St Mary’s Hospital.

First to arrive was a baby boy, Harrison at 12:20hrs weighing 6Ib, to parents Chris Irwin and Kelly Rimmer of East Cowes.

Second to arrive was a baby girl, Lili-Mae at 19:24hrs weighing 5Ib 11oz, to parents John Downing and Ellen Phelps of Ryde.

Amanda Pearson, Head of Midwifery at St. Mary’s, said: “Congratulations to both sets of parents on their new arrivals.”

“A baby born on the 29th February is indeed a special event and the whole team wish the babies health and happiness for the future.”