BARNSLEY Hospital has revealed that more than 230 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 232 women gave birth throughout May, with the busiest days being May 18 where 13 babies were born.

There were more girls born than boys, with 120 compared to 117.

During May, there were seven water births, three home births, and five sets of twins were born.

The heaviest baby weighed 9 pounds and 15 ounces, whereas the smallest was born two pounds.