NYC Health & Hospitals announced the first births of the new year at its two Bronx facilities. The first baby of 2016 was Emma Singh, a baby girl born at 12:13 a.m. at North Central Bronx to Ravina and Chaitram Singh, Norwood natives. Little Emma was born 6 pounds, 12 ounces and 20 inches long. Baby boy Jesaiah O’Neil Riviere was born at 6:26 a.m. on New Year’s Day and was the first baby of the new year born at Jacobi. Jesaiah was born 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and 21.25 inches long to parents Sean and Jesma Riviere, who reside in Wakefield.
Both mamas were feeling well and excited to return home after giving birth.
Pictured above, Baby boy Jesaiah O’Neil Riviere is held by his mother, Jesma Riviere.Photo Courtesy of NYC Health + Hospitals