Topeka Welcomes First Baby Of The New Year

By: Josh Mabry & Giang Nguyen
By: Josh Mabry & Giang Nguyen
Topeka first baby of the New Year was born Tuesday morning at St Francis Hospital

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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