baby after birth.jpgA total number of 102 babies were born on Christmas Day at three Central Hospitals in Harare and Chitungwiza.

Out of the 102 babies born on Christmas Day, 53 were boys and 49 were girls.

Harare Hospital recorded 51 deliveries, Mbuya Nehanda Maternity Hospital had 27 deliveries and Chitungwiza Central Hospital had a total of 28.

The mothers who spoke to ZBC News were ecstatic about the development as they considered their children highly favoured for being born on this day.

“I feel so happy that my child has been highly favoured to be born on the day that we celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ,” said one mother.

One baby from Harare Hospital was born at exactly 00:00.

Mbuya Nehanda recorded one still birth.

13 of the babies were born through the caesarian section.

The 25th of December is a day considered special in the Christian world for it marks the birth of Jesus Christ.