IMPERIAL COUNTY — The honor of being the first baby born in Imperial County in the new decade went to Juleanna Villalobos, who arrived at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 1 at Pioneers Memorial Health Care District in Brawley.
weighed in at an even eight pounds and was 21 inches long, explained Grace
Gallardo, PMHD perinatal department director. The proud parents are Edith
Martinez and Jesus Villalobos, she said
Zadeh assisted with the birth that saw no complications and was a normal birth
not a C-Section, noted Gallardo.
baby was a good weight,” she said. “They were all pretty happy. Edith
Martinez had lots of family there, and the father, Jesus Villalobos, was
have a few momentary bouts of crying as babies are known to do, explained
Jennifer Sandoval, the attending registered nurse, but it was nothing out of
father was just as excited as the staff the baby was here at last,” said
Sandoval. “He was even more excited when he found out their child was the
first born of the year. We always get really excited when everything goes
El Centro Regional Medical Center the first baby may have been planning a
brunch date and arrived just as healthy at 12:37 p.m., a hospital official
Orta-Rios weighed six pounds, six ounces and measured 19 inches long. The proud
parents are Leslie Orta-Rios, 22, and her husband, Michael Rios. They have two
other children, Damien, 5, and Celezio, one and a half.