Lubbock and parents welcome first baby of 2011 - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Lubbock and parents welcome first baby of 2011

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – University Medical Center started 2011 by welcoming the first baby of the new year. Jediah Cortez was delivered at 12:02am Saturday making him the first baby born in Lubbock in 2011.

Mom, Amanda Castro, said he was a surprise but still a welcome gift to start off the new year, "Actually, he's early. He was supposed to be born on the 28th of January." Jediah weighed 5 pounds, 4 ounces, and he was 18.5 inches long.

Despite being early, Jediah is healthy and doing fine as is his mother.

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