Charlotte New Year’s Baby Born 12:23 Sunday Morning

CHARLOTTE, NC – Charlotte welcomed it’s first baby of the new year 23 minutes after Midnight on Sunday. A healthy baby girl born at Carolinas Medical Center.

Charlee Marie Kraft weighed six pounds, ten ounces at birth.

Her parents Lisa and Jason Kraft say they expected their baby on New Year’s Eve, but things took longer than expected.

“Exciting moment for everyone. So I think whether it fell on New Year’s or not, it would have been just as exciting and important and special. But being that it was on a special day like that, I think puts are pretty cool little spin on it,” father Jason Kraft says.

Novant Health Presbyterian also welcomed its first baby of the new year.

A boy named Khylin Gomes was born at 1:52 Sunday morning.