Ethan Dominguez is El Paso's First Baby of 2012
EL PASO - New Year's is usually a time of hope, excitement, and new life. WIth that, comes the first baby of the year.
Ethan Dominguez was born at 12:01 this morning at Del Sol Medical Center. Baby Ethan weighs 7.2 lbs-- even after arriving almost three weeks early. He was due on January 20th.
Baby Ethan's mother, Cristina Jaquez, spoke to Newschannel 9 about the timing of his delivery.
"In reality, I never thought he'd be the first baby of the year, so I'm surprised," said Jaquez.
Baby Ethan will have some company, soon. We're told he has two big brothers waiting for him at home.