The first New Year's baby born at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights was a little boy, born to a Mount Prospect mom.
Jesus Toto Moscosa came into the world at 8:07 a.m. on January 1, weighing 7 pounds and 20.5 inches long.
Mom Rosa Moscosa and baby are healthy and happy, according to hospital officials.
"Mom is very happy and appreciative," said Shelly Andrews, strategic marketing manager for Northwest Community Hospital.
The baby born closest to the ringing in of the New Year in the area was a little girl whose family is from Arlington Heights. She was born just 23 minutes after the clock turned midnight.
Information provided by Northwest Community Hospital.