Statistics released by a north-east health board show that more than 40 babies were born in a midwives unit last month.
NHS Grampian began sharing data from Aberdeen Maternity Hospital’s midwives unit last year.
New information released for March show that a total of 42 babies were born in the unit, with 15 of those delivered in a water birth.
Of the babies born, 22 were boys, and 20 were girls.
Nine first-time mothers were present, whereas the remaining 33 were either the second baby or more for the family.
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The largest baby delivered weighed 9lbs 7oz, with the smallest coming in at 4lbs 13oz.
Encouraging mothers to begin breastfeeding at an early age is important at the unit, with 88% of mothers breastfeeding from birth in March, and 100% involved in skin to skin contact.
In total, 68 women were seen, and 16 transferred.