Maternity staff at Northampton General Hospital give birth to 29 babies in just over one year

A bundle of bouncing babies have been born to workers on Northampton General Hospital's maternity department within 13 months.

Wednesday, 14th June 2017, 2:17 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th June 2017, 2:39 pm
Maternity unit staff have welcomed 29 of their own babies into the world within 13 months.

One clerical member of staff, six maternity support workers and 22 midwives have welcomed a classroom of children into the world between March, 2 2016 and April 4, 2017.

Sarah Markie, maternity support worker at NGH said giving birth with the help from friends can put you at ease.

"At NGH within the last 13 months, we have had 29 beautiful babies born between us staff on the maternity unit.

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Pictured here: 15 midwives and four maternity support workers.

"It makes you more comfortable when you know the person who delivers your baby, they make it more exciting for you.

"If you think about it, there are a lot of women in the career and not a lot of men, most women are of a similar age."

One member of staff even travelled from Milton Keynes to the Northampton labour ward so she could have her baby delivered by a co-worker.

Pictured here: 15 midwives and four maternity support workers.