BARNSLEY Hospital has revealed that more than 200 babies were born last month with more than half of the newborns being girls.

The midwifery unit at the hospital reveal monthly figures detailing the different types of births throughout the month.

The team reported that 216 women gave birth throughout November, with the busiest day being November 17 where 15 babies were born.

There were more girls born than boys, with 112 compared to 104.

During November, there were six water births and four home births and no sets of twins were born.

The heaviest baby weighed ten pounds, seven ounces, whereas the smallest was born three pounds.