orlando, florida – Meet Babies Olivia, Oliver, Johnny, Reuben, Shavinski and Jakai – New Year’s first babies in Central Florida.
Oliver was born at Cape Canaveral Hospital at 12:17 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 7 ounces, making him the first baby of 2023 for Brevard County and Health First, according to a news release from the hospital.
A total of six babies were born at Health First, with Holmes Regional Medical Center and Cape Canaveral Hospital welcoming three newborns at each location.
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Olivia was born at 12:23 am at Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies weighing 7 pounds 6 ounces.
To mark the special occasion, the Central Florida Diaper Bank donated diapers to the hospital’s first baby’s family for a year, according to a news release from the hospital.
said Sharon Lyles, Executive Director of Central Florida Diaper Bank. .
Johnny was born at Holmes Regional Medical Center at 1:06 am and weighed 10 pounds. His mother Mary initially thought he would arrive around Christmas, but baby Johnny had other plans.
“By the time New Year came around, I hadn’t really thought about it, but on New Year’s Eve, my water broke, labor started, and I was at Holmes Regional Medical Center wondering what it would be like. 2022 or 2023. ‘s baby,’ said Mary.
Ruben was born at 2:01 a.m. at Holmes Regional Medical Center and weighed 6 pounds 1 ounce.
Shavinski was born at Advent Health Orlando at 3:04 a.m. to mother Ketia and father Jan from Orlando weighing 8 pounds 9.6 ounces. He was officially the Central Florida Hospital System’s first baby of 2023, according to a news release.
Jakai was born at Holmes Regional Medical Center and weighed 9 pounds 3.8 ounces.
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