50 adorable pictures of babies born in Portsmouth during lockdown

WHEN we asked our readers to send in pictures of their babies born in Portsmouth during lockdown we were expecting a few dozen snaps to put some smiles on faces at this difficult time.

Monday, 1st June 2020, 6:42 pm
Updated Tuesday, 2nd June 2020, 5:45 pm
Hallie Rae Ivy was born two days before lockdown, on March 21.

Instead more than 300 of you kindly took the time to respond to our call - and the pictures you've sent us are absolutely adorable.

Take a look at the first 50 of these special pictures below, and don’t forget to send this on to friends and family if you spot their little ones.

The News would like to wish a huge congratulations to all those celebrating the birth of their children at this strange time.

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Arlo Robson was born on May 1.
Joey Harper was born on May 2.
Harry Stevens was born on April 4.
Finley Graham Roy Grace was born on April 4.
Essie-Mae Marguerite was born on April 15.
Elliot was born on April 4.
Cooper Briggs was born on May 22.
Cole Lyndon was born on March 24.
Betsy Patricia Bonner was born on April 12.
Beau Riley Griffin was born on March 21 - two days before lockdown began.
Beau McInnes Swaffer was born on May 13.
Archie Patrick was born on April 12.
Theo Peter Bowditch was born on March 26.
Nessen Elliott Stevens was born on May 15.
Lily-Mae Spencer was born on April 3.
Archie Hatton was born on April 12.
Arthur Maurice Ford was born on March 29.
Theo-George Allan Browne was born on April 25.
Sophie Aneliese Talbot was born on May 10.
Ruben James Morgan was born on April 9.
Kealey Stafford's daughters, Phoebe and Neveah, were born on March 24.
Ollie Jack Hardcastle was born on May 8.
Maddison Ava Mills was born on March 18.
Lukas WIlliam Harold was born on May 17.
Indy-Jo was born on March 20, three days before lockdown.
George Emery was born on March 4.
Finley Robert Privett was born on April 10.
Erin Rosin May O’Doherty was born on March 15.
David Court was born on April 27.
Ava Grace Salmon was born on March 20, three days before lockdown officially began.
Poppy Lavinia was born on March 30.
Ottilie Rose Vince was born on April 25.
Olivia Ruth Wylie was born on May 2.
Oakley Emerson Ashwell was born on April 28.
Mia Rose Platt was born on May 5.
Jax Paul Spencer was born on April 14.
Jack Lloyd Addison Bridges was born on May 4.
Brothers Henry Paul Barrett and Harry Joe Barrett were born on April 1.
George Greene was born on May 5.
Freya Peach was born on April 26.
Esmae Morgan will have a story to tell she grows up. She was born on March 23, the day lockdown began.
Bodhi Archer was born on April 2.
Daisy Lydia Read was born on May 18.
Violet-Rose was born five days before lockdown began, on March 18.
Charlie-Rome Edwards was born on April 28.
Archie-Jackson was born on April 16.
Archie Patrick was born on April 12.
Archie and Elsie weren't technically born during lockdown, but they were born on March 20 and left hospital three days later - the day lockdown began.
Hallie Rae Ivy was technically born two days before lockdown, on March 21, but we had to include this adorable picture.