MANSFIELD and RICHARDSON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The first baby of the New Year at Methodist Richardson Medical Center was born at 6:37 a.m.
His name is Ibrahim Mohamed Abdalla.
He weighed 7 pounds 6.5 ounces and was 20.5 inches in length.
Mom Halima Adam is doing great.
A few hours later, Thomas and Teresa Farris of Duncanville rang in the new year with a new, healthy baby girl!
Lydia Marissa Farris was born at 9:43 a.m. on Jan. 1 at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center.
Weighing in at 7 pounds 5 ounces, and 20 inches long.
Dad, Thomas is a welding teacher at Duncanville ISD.
The new parents received a gift basket full of gifts and a new baby book, to help Lydia to get a head start on reading as part of the Read to Me program.
All babies born at Methodist Mansfield receive a new baby book provided by the Methodist Mansfield, Mansfield Sunrise Rotary and Mansfield Independent School District to help them get a head start on reading.
Meantime, thee first American baby born in 2018 was born two seconds past midnight in Guam.