By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Some local families are starting the new year off by welcoming a new bundle of joy. Miss Aniela was Virtua Health’s very first baby this year, born just five minutes after midnight.

Philadelphia’s Jefferson Health posted a photo of baby Ezekiel Wescott, born at 12:11 a.m. Friday.

Ezekiel is Jessica Ruggieri’s third baby and third boy. He weighs 5 pounds, 10 ounces, and arrived ahead of Ruggeri’s due date of Jan. 15. The family is from Drexel Hill.

Cape Regional Health in Cape May County tweeted a photo welcoming a sweet baby boy who entered the world at 12:20 a.m.

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital welcomed its first baby of the year, London Grace Mitchell, just after 1 a.m.

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