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First Bay Area Baby of 2022 Born in Antioch Just Past Midnight

ANTIOCH (CBS SF) -- Just moments after the clock ticked down to 2022, a baby girl was welcomed into the world at Kaiser Permanente's Antioch Medical Center.

Madelyn Mei Simms First Bay Area Baby of 2022
Madelyn Mei Simms born at Antioch Medical Center at 12:01 a.m. Jan. 1 2022.

The infant was born at 12:01 a.m. and was the front runner for the Bay Area's first born of 2022, but according to Kaiser officials it was a close race this year.

There were several other babies born in the region during the first hour of 2022, including the following:

  • At 12:20 a.m., at Kaiser Permanente's Santa Clara Medical Center, a boy to a San Jose family
  • At 12:32 a.m., at Kaiser Permanente's San Leandro Medical Center
  • At 12:39 a.m., at Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, a girl to a San Jose family
  • At 12:45 a.m., at Kaiser Permanente's Santa Rosa Medical Center
  • At 1:14 a.m., at Alameda Health System's Highland Hospital boy born to an Oakland family.
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