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

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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.”