GRAPEVINE (CBSDFW.COM) – On Tuesday, 17 babies were born including two sets of twins at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center— Grapevine.
“I had no idea that many babies were born. I know the nurses said they were busy but I had no idea,” newborn mother Kathleen Hall told CBS 11. “That came out afterward how many babies were around us!”READ MORE: Virtual Learning May Remain An Option At Some North Texas School Districts
Their staff says the hospital usually averages six births a day. They nearly tripled that on Tuesday with eight girls and nine boys delivered. The nurse manager says she’s not sure what’s behind the sudden baby boom.READ MORE: Firefighters Battle Raging Fire At Addison Apartment Complex
“I have been here for four years and have never seen anything like that. We have a lot of tenured team members here and I asked around, and for them it’s extremely abnormal. I believe we’ve set a record,” said nurse manager, Trracey Leeheers-Eaton.MORE NEWS: Texas COVID-19 Hospitalizations At Lowest Level Since Last June
There were also nine unexpected admissions on Tuesday. Staff members say, the majority of babies are already home with their families!