First baby of 2023 comes on New Year’s Day

Published 8:48 am Monday, January 2, 2023

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The first baby of the new year wasted little time in kicking off 2023.

Jayla Amora Jones was born at Mayo Clinic Health System-Austin just about four hours after the dawning of the new year att 3:52 a.m.

“My contractions started at 11:15 p.m. (the night before),” said mom Olivia Johnson. “She came so fast for my first. I was surprised to learn my daughter was the new year’s baby.”

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Born to Johnson and Darnell Jones, Jayla weighed six pounds, three ounces.

For being the first baby of the new year, the family was given a gift basket.