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First baby born at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital arrives at 12:05 a.m.

NEW HAVEN — The first baby born at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) arrived at 12:05 a.m. New Year’s Day. The baby boy, named Kyrie, is the son of Brian and Tonya Rivera of New Haven. Little Kyrie arrived weighing in at 5 pounds, 10 ounces.

In photo, from left, proud dad Brian Rivera, left, baby Kyrie , center, along with happy mom Tonya Rivera, all of New Haven,  pose New Year’s Day at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital with the first baby born at YNHCH in 2014. Photo by Kelly Jensen, YNHH.

Yale-New Haven Hospital news release

Yale-New Haven Hospital is a nationally recognized, 1,541-bed, not-for-profit hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the Yale School of Medicine. Yale-New Haven was founded as the fourth voluntary hospital in the U.S. in 1826. Today, the hospital's two New Haven-based inpatient campuses include Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital. YNHH has a combined medical staff of about 4,500 university and community physicians practicing in more than 100 specialties. YNHH's York Street campus and associated ambulatory sites are Magnet-designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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