First baby of the year in Lexington born at Baptist Health Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The first baby of 2019 in Lexington was born Tuesday morning at Baptist Health Lexington.

According to the hospital, the baby was born at 6:45 a.m. Lexington hospitals work on an honor system with nurses calling around to see who had the first baby.

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According to Baptist, everyone was surprised the first baby was born so late into the first day of the new year.

The baby’s parents will be talking to journalists Tuesday afternoon. Hear from them on ABC 36 News 5-6:30 p.m.