Some Belarusians will remember 1 January not only as the New Year celebration, but also for the addition to their families. On New Year's Eve, 8 children were born in Minsk – (5 boys and 3 girls). By the way, the capital can already share the annual statistics (so far preliminary). In 2018, about 17 thousand babies were born. Among them are three triplets and 212 twins. There are 4 cases when women over 50 became mothers. The average age at which women give birth now stands at 30 or above.