First babies of the new year

Jan 16, 2017, 12:07 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
New Year Babies

Several families rang in the New Year by celebrating the arrival of their newborns at the Galveston (L), League City (middle) and Angleton Danbury (R) campuses. Just 40 minutes after midnight, DaKota Dior Hill was born at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston, weighing 5 pounds, 13 ounces. The baby’s mother, MeCayla Hill, drove with her mother from Huntsville to deliver the baby on the island. The first baby born at the League City hospital, Brycen Cruz Taylor, wore a special New Year baby onesie with pride after arriving on Jan.1, weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces. His parents are Gracie and Jabryce Taylor. The Angleton Danbury Campus welcomed their first baby of 2017 on Jan. 2. Naomi Rose was born weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces, to mother Bianca Hunter. ADC’s nursing director and midwife, Susan Nilsen, helped deliver the baby, who received a special blanket from the UTMB Health ADC Auxiliary.