Baby New Year: Newborn girl arrives just after midnight in New Jersey, wears sparkly gown

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Monday, January 1, 2024
Tri State area hospitals welcome first babies born in 2024
At the strike of midnight came a couple of newborn blessings for parents across the Tri State area.

NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey (WABC) -- One of the first babies born in 2024 was a baby girl in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Belen Aguirre Cardona was born at Saint Peter's University Hospital at 12:01 a.m. on New Year's Day 2024.

Mom, Jessica Johanna Cardona-Giraldo, and dad, Esteban Josue Aguirre Monterrosa, posed happily with their new bundle of joy.

Belen Aguirre Cardona arrived at 12:01 a.m. on New Year's Day 2024 in New Jersey.
Saint Peter's University Hospital

Belen weighed in at 5 pounds 11 ounces.

She wore a sparkly gown to pose for her picture as the hospital's Baby New Year.

Congratulations to the happy family!

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