First Connecticut Babies of 2021

First babies born in Connecticut in 2021
Greenwich Hospital, Bridgeport Hospital and Detoro family

Goodbye 2020. Welcome 2021 and the first babies born in Connecticut this year. What a sweet start to the new year for these families!

Baby Lilah was born at Greenwich Hospital early in the new year, at 12:02 a.m. Congratulations to her family.

Bridgeport Hospital welcomed its first baby of 2021, Khaleb H., at 12:14 a.m. Welcome, Khaleb and congratulations to the family!

Ashley Grace, the daughter of Lisa and Nicholas Detoro, of Milford, is the first baby to be delivered at the Childbirth Center at Griffin Hospital this year. She was born at 12:21 a.m.

Baby Ashley Grace is the first baby of 2021 at Griffin Hospital Childbirth Center
Detoro Family
Baby Ashley Grace is the first baby of 2021 at Griffin Hospital Childbirth Center

Ashley is 7 pounds and 11 ounces and has two siblings at home, a 9-year-old sister Alyssa, and a 6-year-old brother, Anthony.

Welcome, Ashley. Congratulations to mom and dad and your sister and brother.

The Hospital of Central Connecticut welcomed the first baby of the new year at 1:45 a.m.

Angel Mario Alejandro weighs 8 pounds, 8 ounces and he is 21 inches.

Angel Mario Alejandro is the son of Karen Cruz and Angel Alejandro, of New Britain. 

He was born to Karen Cruz and Angel Alejandro, of New Britain. 

“We are so excited for our new year’s baby,” his parents said.

Hartford HealthCare said the first child they delivered was at 4:37 a.m.

Baby Blessins Hampton was born to parents Kiesha and Thelbert Hampton in Hartford.

Hartford HealthCare
Baby Blessins with mother Kiesha Hampton.

Blessins weighs 7 pounds 9 ounces.

She has four siblings: Randy, Dominique, Adrianna and Trenice.

Blessins is "a bundle of blessings," the family said.

Parents Kristen Johnson and Anthony Andrews welcomed baby Adonis Julius Andrews to the world at UConn John Dempsey Hospital.

Adonis was born nearly two weeks early at 5:40 a.m. and weighs 7 pounds and 5.8 ounces.

UConn John Dempsey Hospital
Adonis Julius Johnson is the first baby to be born at UConn John Dempsey Hospital in 2021.

The parents welcomed their first child in the early morning hours on New Year's Day.

“His name means ‘handsome’, and he sure is, he’s adorable!” said Andrews. "His birthday will never be forgotten."

“It’s amazing,” said Johnson. “Adonis is doing very well. He’s a very funny baby already. No matter how many times we wrap him up in his blanket he keeps kicking his feet out, and already so expressive making all kinds of funny faces.”

Mailyn and David Cordero welcomed their son Tiago to the world at 6:04 a.m. at St. Vincent's Medical Center.

The Trumbull family said they are thrilled to welcome their first child.

"This is the best gift for us this year," they said.

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Tiago Cordero is the son of Mailyn and David from Trumbull.

Tiago weighs 7 pounds, 1 ounce.

We wish health and happiness to the newest Connecticut residents and their families.

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