BARNSLEY Hospital has revealed that more than 230 babies were born last month with more than half of the newborns being boys.

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

The team reported that 232 women gave birth throughout March, with the busiest days being March 25 and March 27 when 13 babies were born on each day.

There were more boys born than girls, with 127 compared to 109.

During March, there were nine water births, two home births, and four sets of twins were born.

The heaviest baby weighed ten pounds and six ounces, whereas the smallest was born three pounds and one ounce.