Long Island celebrates Mother’s Day

Residents across Long Island celebrated Mother’s Day today, including some new mothers in Mineola. Officials at Winthrop University Hospital say 32 children have been born

Winthrop University Hospital officials say 32 children have been born since Friday.

Winthrop University Hospital officials say 32 children have been born since Friday. (5/12/13)

WOODBURY - Residents across Long Island celebrated Mother’s Day today, including some new mothers in Mineola.

Officials at Winthrop University Hospital say 32 children have been born since Friday and three were born today.

“I couldn’t ask for a better present,” says new mother Maureen Morris.

She gave birth to Owen this past weekend. He weighs 6 pounds, 14 ounces. Today, she and her husband will take their child home.

“This is the greatest thing we’ve ever done,” she said.

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