The first baby of 2023 in B.C. came shortly after midnight in Abbotsford and she’s a wee one.
Gabriella Louise Camayan – weighing 5 pounds, 10 ounces – was born at 12:02 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 1) Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre to parents Arben Camayan and Thea Villaneuva.
“Congratulations to the family!” the B.C. government said in a tweet.
BC's New Year's Baby is a girl! The baby was born at 12:02am at Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre weighing 5 lbs. 10 oz. Congratulations to the family! pic.twitter.com/80D5Zpjrzk
— BC Government News (@BCGovNews) January 1, 2023
This year the B.C. Lottery Corporation allowed betting on which B.C. hospital would deliver the first baby of 2023.
Anyone who bet $1 on Abbotsford won $10 as the hospital came in at 10-to-1 odds.
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