FAIRFIELD (CBS SF) — The Bay Area’s first baby of 2019 is apparently a girl born at NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield.
The healthy girl was born at 12:25 a.m. Tuesday to Elesha Matte and Kamehameha Quitugua of Fairfield, according to Lanette Matte, Elesha’s sister, also a Fairfield resident.READ MORE: Family’s Car Riddled With Bullets As They Drive Away From Tracy’s West Valley Mall
“This is (Elesha’s) 10th child, but this pregnancy was a little harder,” said Lanette, noting that Elesha’s labor was induced starting about 11 a.m. Monday.
“This little girl was saying she wanted to come out on her time. I guess she really wanted to be a New Year’s Baby.”READ MORE: California Now Limits Medical Parole To Inmates On Ventilators
As for mom, “She’s doing good, she’s happy,” Lanette said.
There was a relative dearth of babies born early on Jan. 1, 2019.MORE NEWS: Sacramento Renews Interest In Zoo Relocation Sites
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