Scotland

Parents celebrate the arrival of Scotland's Christmas Day babies

  • 25 December 2013
  • From the section Scotland
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Image caption Scotland's first Christmas baby arrived shortly after midnight

Proud parents have been celebrating the arrival of Scotland's Christmas Day babies, with one of the first born just eight minutes after midnight.

Ruraidh was born at St John's Hospital, Livingston, to Lesley Alexander and Ian Cumming from South Queensferry, and weighed 5lb 7oz.

He was followed by the birth of another boy, Logan, at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert, at 00:45.

He was born to Stirling couple Ashley Russell and Conor Hunter.

The newborn weighed 6lb 70z.

In Lanarkshire, a baby girl was born to mother Angela Kyle in Wishaw General Hospital, at 04:16.

The hospital said both mother and baby were doing well.