Gladstone's baby boom continues at Mater

THE Mater Hospital in Gladstone had its busiest day for births this year, joining Gladstone Hospital in a November baby boom.

Five babies were born at the Mater Hospital on November 5, making the Wednesday the busiest day for babies this year at the hospital.

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Gladstone Hospital's maternity department had a record-breaking 30 hours on Tuesday and Wednesday, with 10 babies born in that time.

Seven babies in two days was the hospital's previous record.

Readers have suggested there was a lot of romantic activity in Gladstone on Valentine's Day this year, resulting in the spike in births.



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