Two bundles of joy

Janai Ward with baby Niyaa Ward-Bruce.


It was a special day for Janai Ward as she delivered the first baby on New Year’s Day for 2015 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

She delivered healthy baby girl Niyaa Ward-Bruce at 1:02 a.m.

Niyaa, who weighed six pounds, five ounces, was due January 19.JanaiXWardX2

“I feel good. I actually had a feeling it was going to happen. I told my brother and my boyfriend too that I had a feeling it was going to happen on New Year’s Day,” said Janai, who was beaming.

Melissa Robinson with baby Thierry Atherley.


A short time later, at 2:51 a.m., thirty-two-year old Melissa Robinson delivered a baby boy, who weighed six pounds 15 ounces.

The baby, Thierry Atherley, is her second child.MelissaXRobinsonXX2

“I feel blessed to have such a beautiful baby boy. The due date was the 6th of January, next week Tuesday. I’m actually glad that it’s all over but the date didn’t really matter to me. [It’s just] that my family and friends were telling me he’s going to come on January 1,” Robinson said.



6 Responses to Two bundles of joy

  1. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce January 1, 2015 at 4:11 pm

    Congratulations to both mums. Beautiful Babies. Happy New year to all the hard working staff at the QE.

  2. Poetry Dancer
    Poetry Dancer January 1, 2015 at 4:39 pm

    Look at those cheeks <3

  3. Yvonne Griffith
    Yvonne Griffith January 1, 2015 at 5:15 pm

    This is so nice. A brand new person! Glad she made it safely here. All the best that life has to give, baby, in Jesus’ Name

  4. Caroca Cabrinie
    Caroca Cabrinie January 1, 2015 at 6:19 pm

    Yes girls multiply and be fruitful so this younger generation can help contribute to N.I.S in the future. (y)

  5. Randolph Sobers
    Randolph Sobers January 1, 2015 at 9:37 pm


  6. Ouida Burnham
    Ouida Burnham January 2, 2015 at 9:28 am

    Congratulations to you two an blessings


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