UPDATED: January 1, 2018  6:00 PM

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.

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The first baby of the New Year at Methodist Richardson Medical Center was born at 6:37 a.m. this morning. His name is Ibrahim Mohamed Abdalla. (Methodist Richardson Medical Center)

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.

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The first baby of the New Year at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center – Lydia Marissa Farris, daughter of Thomas and Teresa Farris of Midlothian. Big brother Marcelino Alexander Farris, six-year-old, was thrilled to see his little sister. (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.