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Local hospitals welcome first babies of 2021

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Posted at 2:08 PM, Jan 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-02 01:46:45-05

One local family is celebrating the birth of their son born just a minute into the New Year.

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital says Liam Salcedo arrived at 12:01 a.m. Friday weighing 8 lbs., 4oz. and was 20 inches long.

Parents Jessica Hernandez and Jaime Salcedo are from Lompoc.

Little Liam is the first baby to be born in Santa Barbara County in 2021.

The second baby born in the county arrived at Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria.

Vladimir Diaz Lopez was born at 2:36 a.m. weighing 6 lbs., 3 oz. and was 19.25 inches long.

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The first baby to be born at Marian Regional Medical Center in 2021

Parents Rosalba Lopez Zeferino and Celestino Diazbout are overjoyed and were not expecting a New Year's arrival, according to the hospital.

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Rosalba Lopez Zeferino and baby Vladimir, the first baby born at Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center welcomed the first baby of 2021 in San Luis Obispo County less than an hour into the New Year.

Hospital officials say the baby girl was born at 12:54 a.m.

The family has requested no other information be released.