Welcome to the world, little Christmas babies

Parents are celebrating after they received the best Christmas gift they could have hoped for.

By Alison Campsie
Saturday, 25th December 2021, 10:55 am
Updated Saturday, 25th December 2021, 3:40 pm
Gorgeous Cara Matilda Crawley arrived at 4.58am,  weighing 8lb 13oz. She is the first child for  Hayley Quinn, 34, and Sean Crawley, 30.
Gorgeous Cara Matilda Crawley arrived at 4.58am, weighing 8lb 13oz. She is the first child for Hayley Quinn, 34, and Sean Crawley, 30.

Welcome Cara Matilda Crawley, who arrived at 4.58am, weighing a health 8lb 13oz. Born at Ayrshire Maternity Unit, Kilmarnock, she is the first child for Hayley Quinn, 34, and Sean Crawley, 30.

The first baby in Lothian, a little girl named Sophie Elizabeth Bird, was born at NHS Lothian's St John’s Hospital. She was born to parents Karen, 37, and Craig Bird, 39, from Linlithgow at 1.45am.

Sophie was followed closely by baby Skye Rose Irving who was born at 2.18am also at St John’s Hospital weighing 7lb 2oz. Parents Lisa Playfair (35) and Adam Irving (30) are from Craigshill in Livingston.

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Baby Skye Rose Irving was born at 2.18am at St John’s Hospital, Livingston, weighing 7lb 2oz to mum Lisa Playfair (35) and dad Adam Irving (30), from Craigshill, Livingston.

The first baby born at NHS Lothian's Birth Centre, part of the Simpson’s Centre for Reproductive Health at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, was a little boy at 5.10am this morning weighing 8lb 8oz.

He was born to parents Elohu Egwowa (28) and Oghenekome Otame (31) from Edinburgh. Mum and Dad have not fully decided on a name, so at the moment he is known as Baby Otame.

Over in Glasgow, baby Mahi was safely delivered with parents Kirin Butt and Nabil Ahmed delighted with their very merry Christmas gift. Their daugher was born at 5.42am at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

Congratulations to all !

Baby Otame was born at NHS Lothian's Birth Centre at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at 5.10am, weighing 8lb 8oz, with mum Elohu Egwowa (28) and Oghenekome Otame (31) from Edinburgh delighted with their Christmas arrival. PIC: Contributed.

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