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Boise hospitals welcome the first babies of the new year

Callum Hendrickson was the first baby born in a Boise hospital in 2020.
Credit: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center and St. Luke's Boise Medical Center
Two newborns became the first arrivals of the new year at two Boise hospitals.

BOISE, Idaho — The new year started in the best way for several Idaho families, welcoming their new babies to the world.

Meridian couple, Kaitlyn and Alex Hendrickson, celebrated the arrival of Callum, their second child, at 12:23 a.m., making him the first baby of 2020 at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. He joins his big brother Carson.

Callum weighed in at 9 pounds, 13 ounces and 21 inches long.

The first baby born at St. Luke's Boise Medical Center arrived at 1:20 a.m. Juvenal Alejandro Leon won the title of first baby born at a St. Lukes hospital in Idaho in 2020.

Juvenal weighs 8 pounds, 8.5 ounces and is 20 inches long. He is the third child to his parents, Stephanie Villalobos and Alex Leon.

The first girl born at St. Luke's is Quinn Adams who arrived at 5 a.m. at St. Luke's Magic Valley.

To celebrate the new arrivals the hospitals gave the parents gifts including new baby clothes, blankets, and stuffed animals.

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