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.
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.