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Independence babies: Mum’s first, is Barbados’ newest citizen

(FILE)

(FILE)

One mother is extra happy this Independence Day.

As Barbados celebrates its 51st year of Independence, the first-time mom, Annetta Eversley gave birth to her daughter this morning at 3:35 am, Thursday, November 30, 2017.

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The baby girl was delivered at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH). She weighs six pounds, three ounces.

According to the QEH Staff Nurse on the Labour Ward who spoke to Loop News, at present there is another mother who may deliver today.

Over at the Bayview Hospital, there have been no deliveries as yet.

Last year, for the 50th Anniversary of Independence of Barbados, the first Independence baby was a baby boy.

Today, Karen Forde’s son – Omari Forde, would be celebrating his first birthday, along with the four other babies who had been born at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital as well, on this day, one year ago.

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