Hemel baby boy is first to arrive at Watford hospital on New Year’s Day

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A Hemel Hempstead baby was the first to be born on New Year’s Day at Watford’s maternity unit.

The baby boy came into the world at 1am. The second baby to be born was also to Dacorum-based parents and arrived at 2.54am.

A total of 10 babies were delivered at Watford General Hospital on January 1 - of these seven were boys and three were girls.