The first day of 2019 saw four new Bedfordians, all boys, arrive at Bedford hospital.
Baby Drashya was the first 2019 local baby born at 12.37am and weighed in at 6Ibs 6oz.
Mum, Ana-Maria Birsaniuc said: “I am so happy to start the New Year with my precious healthy baby boy.
“Thanks to all the wonderful staff at Bedford Hospital for your help in safely bringing in to the world the new addition to the family.”
Director of Nursing and Patient Services at Bedford Hospital, Liz Lees said: “It was a busy day for everyone on 1 January and we are absolutely delighted and thankful to have helped bring four beautiful babies into the world on New Year’s Day.
“Big congratulations to all the parents on their new arrivals, what a fantastic way to start the New Year and thanks to all our incredible staff for working over the holiday period.”
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