Jayce Hanna is 7 pounds, 1.4 ounces and 20 inches long.
One of the first babies born to metro Atlanta parents arrived at Wellstar Cobb Hospital in Austell at 12:02 a.m., hospital officials say.
Twins born at Northside Hospital Cherokee have birth dates in different years, according to Channel 2 Action News. A baby girl was born at 11:20 p.m. Saturday and her brother was born an hour later.
Parents Irvin Freeman and mother Brittney Lawrence welcomed their first child, Meghan, at 7:37 a.m. at Piedmont Fayette in Fayetteville.
Freeman was the first baby born of the year in Dothan, Alabama, in 1990, according to Piedmont Hospital spokeswoman Amanda Bartlett.
Camauri Kylie Kennedy Jr., born at 5:13 a.m. at Piedmont Henry, is the first Piedmont baby of 2017! Welcome to the world, Camauri! pic.twitter.com/uFl1OUEG4Z
— Piedmont Healthcare (@PiedmontHealth) January 1, 2017
Piedmont Henry and Northside Hospital Forsyth both welcomed first babies at 5:13 a.m.
Camauri Kylie Kennedy Jr. was born at Piedmont Henry and parents Georgiana Micu and Elian Micu, both of Duluth, welcomed Noah, who is 7 pounds, 15 ounces and 21 inches long.
Otis and Kasha of the southern Atlanta area, celebrated the birth of their second child, Kayla, at Southern Regional Medical Center. Baby Kayla was born at 7:28 a.m. and is 5 pounds 4 ounces and 17.5 inches long.
In keeping with families love of Disney’s “The Lion King” the couple chose the name Kayla. They said, “We didn’t plan to name our girls after The Lion King but when we realized our first daughter, Nala, was a Lion King character the choice of Kayla was obvious.”