BC's first baby of the new year was born in Vancouver
Jan 1 2021, 5:36 pm
The first baby born in BC in 2021 was born in Vancouver.
Fittingly, the baby was born at 21 minutes past midnight, at the BC Women’s Hospital early Friday morning.
#BC’s New Year’s baby was born in Women’s Hospital at 12:21 a.m. weighing 7 lbs 4 oz. Congratulations to the family! What a great way to start the year off! @PHSAofBC
— BC Government News (@BCGovNews) January 1, 2021
The little bundle of joy weighed in at 7 lbs 4 ounces and according to the hospital, both the mother and BC’s first baby of 2021 are doing well.
According to the province’s Ministry of Health, more than 40,000 babies are expected to be born in British Columbia in 2021.