To all parents, the birth of their children is remarkable, but a mother from Chesterfield have even more reason to be amazed. Sara Chiad's given birth to what could be Britain's biggest twins. Hannah and Thomas were born by caesarean weighing a combined total of 18 pounds.
A Northamptonshire family has reason to be cheerful in 2013 as they look forward to a year at home with their triplets - who have spent five months in hospital.
Stuart and Hannah Fraser are parents of the country's most premature surviving triplets.
The babies were born 16 weeks early after Hannah had problems with her pregnancy.
They were so under-developed their skin was almost transparent, but now the family are making up for lost time at home together.
Sara Tennant, a midwife at Birmingham Women's Hospital delivered babies on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.
The first baby was born at 00:07.
The baby who has not yet been named was born at 06:45am on 01/01/2013. They weighed in at 7Ibs 4oz.
Baby Isla Kaid weighed in at 6Ibs 1oz.