ROCKVILLE, Md. (WUSA) --The first baby of the new year arrived in Maryland at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, officials said.
Baby Hana arrived at 2:43 a..m. weighing 6 lbs. 6 oz. on January 1. The hospital will give the new arrival and her parents a "first baby" gift basket donated or made by the nurses in Labor and Delivery and the Mother/Baby Unit, including handmade towels, blankets, hats, booties and many other baby essentials, officials said.
The Germantown mommy and baby are doing well.
According to Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, 5,000 babies are delivered at the hospital each year.
Another baby made her early arrival at 12:00:05 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Emily Anita Mendoza arrived in plenty of time to greet the new year.