Twins delight for two Belper couples on record day at hospital
0 Have your say Saturday September 17, 2016, will live long in the memory of midwives at the maternity unit at Royal Derby Hospital.
Within the space of 14 hours, a record total of five lots of twins were born.
During most weeks, the dedicated midwives help safely deliver one or two sets of twins at most, so that weekend’s five sets made it a ‘Super Saturday’.
Perhaps even more incredible, two of the five mums who gave birth are from the Belper area.
Michelle Mirza, of Kilburn, gave birth to Felix, weighing 4.7lbs and Elliot, weighing 5lbs, at 5.42am. A few hours later, Victoria Kirk, of... read more
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