Gallery: Extra special presents delivered to proud parents on Christmas Day

EXTRA special presents were delivered to proud parents on Christmas Day. Sarah Lyon, of Snowdonia Way in Stevenage, gave birth to Joseph at Lister Hospital at 12.46am. His proud father is railway worker Ben Potter. Joseph, who is the couple s first child,

EXTRA special presents were delivered to proud parents on Christmas Day.

Sarah Lyon, of Snowdonia Way in Stevenage, gave birth to Joseph at Lister Hospital at 12.46am. His proud father is railway worker Ben Potter.

Joseph, who is the couple's first child, was the first baby to be born at Lister on Christmas Day and weighed 9lb 7oz. Sarah gave birth by caesarean section, with Joseph 13 days overdue.

She was discharged on Boxing Day and said: "We are going to recreate Christmas this weekend instead!"

Samantha Sinclair and Jeff Guy, of Bandley Rise in Stevenage, are the adoring parents of Aiden, who was born at 1.25am. Aiden, who was born a week-and-a-half early, weighed 7lb 5oz.

"Christmas Eve turned out to be a normal day, but I had a bath and that's when it all started," explained Samantha. "I thought it was Braxton Hicks at first but in the end we had to call an ambulance." Samantha was in labour for three hours 25 minutes and was discharged from Lister at 11am on Christmas Day. Aidan is the couple's fourth child. "I came home and we all had dinner and opened presents," said Samantha. "Aiden was an extra Christmas present for them all, which was lovely."

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Robyn Warren and Daniel Smith, of Wigram Way in Stevenage, are the doting parents of Mia. She made her way into the world at 9.54am, weighing 5lb 4oz.

Mia was due on January 4, but Robyn went into labour on Tuesday last week. "She's the best Christmas present we could ever have," said Daniel.

The family - which includes the couple's son, three-year-old George - have now settled back in at home. "Mia's getting her times mixed up and is sleeping during the day and is awake at night, but I'm sure she'll sort herself out," Daniel laughed.

Roxanne Fitzgerald, of Archer Road in Stevenage, gave birth to her first child - Kaly-May - at 6.36pm on Christmas Day. She weighed a healthy 6lb 9oz, and her proud father is hairdresser Gavin Stackemann.

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