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Emory hospitals welcome first babies of 2024
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Janet Christebury
photos of three first babies born at Emory hospitals in 2024

(From left to right) Baby Xeven was born at Emory University Hospital Midtown, baby Pierce was born at Emory Decatur Hospital and baby Aubrey was born at Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

ATLANTA – As the New Year rang in, Emory Healthcare celebrated the first babies born in 2024 at three of its hospitals.

The first to arrive was baby girl Xeven, who was born at 12:45 a.m. at Emory University Hospital Midtown. She weighed 5 pounds, 12.8 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Mom Kyra and dad Emmanuel say Xeven arrived a week earlier than her initial due date, and they love having a New Year’s Day baby.

Later in the morning at Emory Decatur Hospital, baby boy Pierce made his introduction into the world at 6:31 a.m. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. Parents Rachel and Shawn say they are excited to welcome their third child into the family.

At Emory Johns Creek Hospital, baby girl Aubrey made her debut at 11:02 a.m. on New Year’s Day. Parents Madison and Alex say Aubrey arrived right on time. She weighed 6 pounds, 13.5 ounces, and was 19 inches in length.

Happy birthday to all babies born on Jan. 1, 2024, congratulations to the parents and Happy New Year to everyone! 

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