Topeka Welcomes First Baby Of The New Year

By: Josh Mabry & Giang Nguyen
By: Josh Mabry & Giang Nguyen
Baby Diego Alexander Chamberlain is Topeka's first baby born in 2013.

Baby Diego Alexander Chamberlain is Topeka's first baby born in 2013.

TOPEKA, Kan (WIBW)-- Topeka first baby of the New Year was born Tuesday morning at St Francis Hospital's New Life Center.

Diego Alexander Chamberlain arrived at 4:16 a.m, weighing six pounds and six ounces.

First-time parents Audrey Chamberlain, 21, and Esteban Santiago, 28, both of Topeka, said they were "nervous and excited."

"I'd give anything for him," Santiago said.

Twin babies were born at 4:58 a.m. at the Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center. A spokeswoman said the hospital has seen six births by 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Fort Riley Hospital reported its first birth of the new year at 7:52 a.m.


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