South Florida Families Welcome 1st Babies Of 2014
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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – While most people spent New Year’s Eve raising a glass as they watched a glittering ball drop, or a neon orange rise, some South Florida women had bigger things in mind.
Like giving birth.
Miami-Dade clocked in with the first baby born in South Florida in 2014.
At 12:23 a.m., Irina Gudtcova gave birth to a son Daniel at Mount Sinai Medical Center.
A healthy Daniel weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches long.
Broward’s first baby of the new year wasn’t far behind.
At 12:30 a.m., Sabrina Snedaker gave birth to Wesley Ryan at at Memorial Hospital Miramar.
Wesley Ryan came in at 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Sabrina and Tim Snedaker, along with their children Abby and newborn Wesley Ryan, live in Pembroke Pines.
“I thought it was going to happen on the 31st, early maybe December 30th,” said Sabrina Snedaker.
They said they did ‘not’ know the sex of the baby before the birth.
“We were walking four or five hours on Tuesday. A lot of walking in the neighborhood.”
“We wanted a New Year’s Eve baby for tax purposes,” he joked. “We were a little surprised it was the first baby in Broward because he came at 12:30,” said Tim Snedaker.
Wesley’s birthday will be easy to remember every year.
“I’m gonna tell him the fireworks are for him. Everybody will be partying for him,” said mom.
Jackson Memorial Hospital reported that their first baby of the year, Jonathan Geurrero arrived at 2:05 a.m. Jonathan’s parents are Ana Garrido and Jose Luis Geurrero.