Over 500 babies born across South Africa on Christmas Day

Over 500 babies were born across South Africa between midnight and midday on Christmas Day, and majority of them were delivered in Gauteng. This was confirmed by the national Department of Health.

Amongst the youngest mothers, include two 15-year-old’s who gave birth in Umlazi, outside Durban and Tonga hospital in Mpumalanga.

Departmental spokesperson, Foster Mohale said some of the provinces which recorded the first childbirths include these two provinces where healthy babies were born exactly at 12a.m

The Western Cape’s Health & Wellness Department said it will only release a statement tomorrow regarding the province’s Christmas babies

Mohale says the national health department will provide a full update of all babies born on this day, on a later stage.


Done By: Mitchum George


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