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New Year's babies in Eastern Iowa

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Nhi Wendy Nguyen and parents Tracy and Quoc Nguyen. Nhi Wendy Nguyen and parents Tracy and Quoc Nguyen.
Kelsey Jerri Goebel Kelsey Jerri Goebel
Kelsey Jerri Goebel and parents Penny and Danny Goebel Kelsey Jerri Goebel and parents Penny and Danny Goebel

EASTERN IOWA (KWWL) -- As the New Year begins, a number of Eastern Iowans are welcoming new members to their family.

In Waterloo, Allen Hospital had the first baby born at 2:26 p.m. Friday afternoon.  Tea'anna, a 7 pound, 6 1/2 ounce baby girl, was born to Bre Davis.

Covenant Hospital has had no babies born as of 4:00 p.m. Friday afternoon.

In Cedar Rapids, St. Luke's Hospital had their first New Year's baby, a 7 pound baby girl, come into the world at 2:27 a.m. Friday morning.   

In Dubuque, Finley Hospital had their first baby born at 8:45 a.m. Friday morning.  Parents Penny and Danny Goebel from New Vienna, welcomed Kelsey Jerri Goebel at The Finley Hospital.  Kelsey weighs 8.5 pounds and is 20 inches long.  She joins sister Josie, age 3.5.

In Iowa City, two University of Iowa students had their first baby at 3:30 a.m. Friday morning.  Nhi Wendy Nguyen is 7 pounds, 8 ounces and is 20 1/4 inches long.  She is the first child of Tracy and Quoc Nguyen.

Congratulations to all of the new parents.

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