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Multiple Babies Born on New Year's Day 2022 in Conn.

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Multiple families in Connecticut welcomed new babies on New Year's Day this year. Here's a look at some of the first babies born in the new year in our state.

Kimberly Torres and Orlando Morales, of Shelton, welcomed their son Orlando Michael Morales, Jr. at Saint Vincent's Medical Center at 12:39 a.m.

"What a great way to start our new year!" the parents said of their son's birth.

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Kimberly Torres and Orlando Morales, of Shelton, welcomed their son Orlando Michael Morales, Jr. on New Year's Day at 12:39 a.m.

Deshawnnae Mims and Jeremiah Smart, of New Haven, welcomed their first child Jay'Lon Osiris Smart at 12:47 a.m. at Yale New Haven Hospital.

The family is doing well and is getting some well-deserved rest.

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Deshawnnae Mims and Jeremiah Smart, of New Haven, welcomed their son Jay'Lon Osiris Smart at 12:47 a.m. at Yale New Haven Hospital on New Year's Day.

Baby Caleb was born at Backus Hospital at 1:39 a.m. on New Year's Day. His mom, Widlyne Sanon, is from Norwich.

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Baby Caleb was born at Backus Hospital at 1:38 a.m. on New Year's Day.

Andressa and Leandro Ekuni, of Plainville, welcomed baby girl Alice at 2:34 a.m. She joins her big brother, 6-year-old Gustavo, at home.

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Andressa and Leandro Ekuni, of Plainville, welcomed their daughter Alice at 2:34 a.m. on New Year's Day.

"Our whole family had bets if she was going to be born in 2021 or 2022. Well, to the ones that voted 2022 you guys are the winners!” the parents said about Alice's birth.

Rasheeda George and Anthony Williams, of Waterbury, welcomed baby boy Saint Tone Williams at 8:15 a.m. Waterbury Hospital said he was the first baby of the New Year born at their hospital.

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Baby boy Saint Tone Williams was welcomed by parents Rasheeda George and Anthony Williams at 8:15 a.m.
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