Nine beautiful babies born at Princess Alexandra Hospital on Christmas Day

Health / Thu 30th Dec 2021 at 11:23am

THERE were nine beautiful babies born at Princess Alexandra Hospital on Christmas Day.

It is one of the joys of journalism to ring around and speak to the parents about the bundles of joy delivered on a special day.

It is also so pleasing to hear their unstinting praise for the staff at the maternity unit at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH).

Included among the nine babies were twins.


Ware resident Kerry Perkins gave birth to a boy and a girl. Oliver weighed in at 6 1b and 4 oz whilst Bea was slightly lighter at 5 lb and 7oz.

They were born at 10.30 and 10.31 on Christmas Day.


Hoddesdon resident Gifty Ofori Adjei gave birth to the lovely Aseda. They were so thankful that Aseda is Ghanaian for “Thanksgiving”.

Aseda weighed in at 3.1 kg (6lb 13 ounces).


At just after 3am (3.11) on Christmas Day, Cheshunt resident Carly McKeown gave birth to Saoirse.

Saoirse weighed in at 8 lb and 9 oz.

Carly and her husband Ciaran would like to thank the staff at the maternity unit at Princess Alexandra Hospital fro all their help.


Harlow resident Justyna gave birth to the lovely Oskar at 00.49 hours on Christmas Day. Oskar weighed in at 3.2 kg.

As you can see from the photograph, his big sister Julia is delighted with the arrival of Oskar. What a special present on Christmas Day.


Harlow resident Sona gave birth to Peter at 3.29 pm on the afternoon of Christmas Day.

Peter weighed in at 3. 1kg.

Sona described the staff at Princess Alexandra Hospital as simply “amazing”


Harlow resident Laura gave birth to Ronnie at 4.30 am.

Ronnie has weighed in at a very healthy 7 lb and 2 oz

Both Laura and her partner Sean were very grateful to the staff at PAH.

They said: “We cannot praise the maternity unit highly enough. There were difficulties and so a top surgeon came in to help.”


Welcome to the world, Sienna Mia May.

Sienna was born at 3.15pm on Christmas Day.

Sienna weighed in at 7 1b 3 oz.

Sienna’s mother Kiera was full of praise for the staff at PAH.

Kiera said: “I am so grateful to them all but especially the midwife Emily, who delivered Sienna.”


Finally, Harlow resident Ella Rose was delighted to present to the world, Harrison. Harrison was born at 6.09am and weighed 61b 13 oz.

Ella said: The staff at the maternity unit saved Harrison’s life.. The cord was wrapped around his neck three times.

“They were so profession, so kind and so caring.”

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5 Comments for Nine beautiful babies born at Princess Alexandra Hospital on Christmas Day:

2021-12-30 12:17:58

I’ve had all 3 of mine at the maternity unit in Harlow and I can’t fault them they was fantastic

2021-12-30 13:48:43

Had all 5 of mine at pah and was always treated well and with respect, the midwives there are absolutely amazing 😍

2021-12-30 14:22:47

Gorgeous babies ❤️

2021-12-31 12:00:29

Agree with everyone, both our 2yr old and 4yr old were born at PAH Maternity and everyone there was so good, professional, fun and very helpful to both my wife and I-can’t thank them enough for all they do-should be so proud, makes PAH stand out from everywhere else! Special Thankyou to NICU for the week my 4yr old spent there with the highest jaundice they have ever seen, off the scale and even though we live walking distance, allowed is to have one of the rooms adjoining NICU!

2022-01-07 19:20:47

I had my baby boy Was born 20/12/2021 The staff were amazing and I can’t thank them enough for looking after myself and my baby

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