It is an extra special day for Connecticut families who welcomed new additions to their families on New Year’s Day.
Arabella Venice was born at 12:04 a.m. at Griffin Hospital.
The baby girl weighed in at 8 pounds, 6 ounces and is the first baby born in New Haven county in 2020, according to the hospital.
She is the daughter of Taylor and Dave Venice of Woodbridge and has a big brother, Jaxon, and a big sister, Emerie.
Yale New Haven Hospital welcomed its first baby of the new year at 12:56 a.m.
The baby boy, named Iziah, was born to Heather R. and Tianna R. of New Haven.
Iziah weighed in at 7 pounds, 5 ounces and is the couple’s first child.
The hospital said the family is doing well.
Oakley Rioux was the first baby born at Hartford Hospital on New Year's Day. She was born at 2:30 a.m and weighed 6-pounds, 15 ounces.
Her mom is Halie Grier and her dad is Patrick Rioux and she has one sister. The family is from Middletown.