What to Know
- The first recorded birth in Miami-Dade took place at Jackson Memorial Hospital just five minutes into the year.
Not long after the clock struck midnight and 2019 had arrived, hospitals in Miami-Dade and Broward greeted some of the newest residents in the area with the arrival of several New Year’s babies.
The first recorded birth in Miami-Dade took place at Jackson Memorial Hospital just five minutes into the year, though officials have not released information, including the baby’s gender.
Mount Sinai Medical Center welcomed the first 2019 baby to Miami Beach when Luna was born at 1:36 a.m. Tuesday, weighing in at 7 lbs. 12 oz. – while Hialeah Hospital greeted a baby girl named Nathaly at 9:15 a.m., as the daughter of Javier Gonzalez and Enelida Vargas weighed in at five pounds.
In Broward, baby boy Matthew was born just before 2 a.m. at the children’s hospital at Broward Health Medical Center. The son of Jennifer Zuluaga weighed in at 8 lbs. 2 oz.