First Baby 2018Newton Medical Center (NMC) welcomed baby boy Jhett Michael as the first baby born at the hospital in the new year.

Baby Jhett, originally due on January 14, arrived at 7:11 a.m. on New Year’s Day. He weighed in at eight pounds, fourteen ounces, and he measured 19 inches long.

The hospital presented Jhett’s family with a gift basket filled with baby clothes, toys and newborn essentials. Newborn photos were taken by Maddie’s Images, who provided the family with a disc of all the images.