Three families rang in the new year with a new baby.

At Cambridge Memorial Hospital a baby girl named Avery Grace welcomed 2013 at 2:32 this

morning, father Shane O’Rourke tells 570 News, the baby is a great addition to his and wife Sarah’s family.

But Avery wasn’t the only baby to be born in the new year in the region and baby boy Daxton was born at Grand River Hospital to parents Kimberlee and Jeremy Habermehl at one o’clock this morning.

But the first child born in 2013 was a little girl named Alexa Belle Agnis who was born 34 minutes after midnight at the Kitchener Waterloo Midwifery Birthing Suite located across from Grand River Hospital. The New Year’s baby was born to proud parents Belle an Daren of Kitchener.