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Meet the first metro Detroit babies born in 2024

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Posted at 8:06 AM, Jan 01, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-01 14:11:51-05

(WXYZ) — Everyone is celebrating the new year and some are also celebrating a new addition.

Ka'Von, baby boy of parents Keshana Brooks and Raekwon Watkins of Detroit, was born at 12:00:14 today at DMC Hutzel Women’s Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds 2 ounces and is 18.5 inches tall.

Trinity Health Oakland introduced one baby born 34 seconds after midnight.

New mom Areona Evans and dad Donte’ Byrd welcomed their baby girl Arielle Byrd on January 1.

One of the first babies of 2024
One of the first babies of 2024

Arielle was born inside Trinity Health Oakland hospital in Oakland County, weighing 5 pounds and 10 ounces.

Congrats to the new families!