Parents Welcome New Year Babies Across Greater Toronto | Globalnews.ca

Parents Welcome New Year Babies Across Greater Toronto | Globalnews.ca

As 2023 dawned, hospitals across the Greater Toronto Area welcomed the first babies to be born in the new year.

In Mississauga’s Credit Valley Hospital, the city’s first baby — a little girl — was born just 38 seconds after the bells rang midnight.

“Congratulations to the family on a happy, healthy start to a new year!” Trillium Health Partners, which runs hospitals in the city, tweeted.

At North York General Hospital in Toronto, baby Sanjith was born seconds later at 12:01, the hospital’s first birth of the new year.

Mackenzie Health’s Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital welcomed its first baby of the new year at 1:53 a.m. The baby weighs six pounds and 15 ounces and is the second child to be born to parents Sara and Esmatullah from Brampton.

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To the east, Scarborough Health Network’s General Hospital saw its first birth at 12:15 a.m. on New Year’s Day. In a tweet, the hospital said its first baby was a girl.

In Durham Region, the first baby — Anthony Powell — was born in Ajax Pickering Hospital at 2:46 a.m., weighing four pounds and six ounces.

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