First NYC Baby Of 2015 Born At Midnight

Published on January 01, 2015, 12:43 pm
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Talk about perfect timing.

The first reported baby born in New York City this year came into the world at exactly 12 a.m. Thursday.

Weighing 8 pounds and 8 ounces, the baby boy was born to Olena Olenyukh at HHC Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, a hospital spokesman said. The newborn’s name is Maxim.

Coming in at a close second, another baby boy was born at  one second after midnight at Montefiore Health System in Bronx. The boy, born to Angela Ortega, weighed 7 pounds and 10 ounces.

Other New Year’s babies include one baby boy born at Manhattan’s Metropolitan Hospital at 12:12 a.m. and another baby born at 12:20 a.m. at Jamaica Hospital in Queens.


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