FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- The first babies of 2024 born at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center were twins.
Adonis and Adrian Weathers arrived at 1:39 and 1:49 a.m. Monday.
The pair each weighed 6 pounds 2 ounces. They and their mother Adrona are doing well.
The twins and their mother received a gift basket and commemorative onesies, made possible thanks to several Fayetteville businesses and the Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation.
The Wall family welcomed the first baby at WakeMed Cary Hospital.
The girl made her triumphant arrival at 12:26 a.m. Her parents named her Tully.
Duke Health reported its first new baby at Duke University Hospital at 2:18 a.m.
The girl's name is Lorelei Bacigalupo. Her proud mother is Marsha Bacigalupo.
At UNC Health Rex Hospital in Raleigh, the first baby to arrive came at 3:05 a.m.
Kalila and Bobby Joseph welcomed their first child. They named him Kaliyo. He weighed a healthy 7 pounds, 14 ounces.
The Josephs said this was not at all how they expected to spend New Year's Day, but the baby wanted out 11 days before his due date.
"It's pretty cool, it's definitely a unique experience," Kalila Joseph said. "After the epidural, it was heavenly. and everything was kind of smooth sailing after that and we delivered soon after midnight, so yeah it was great."
Rebecca and Andy Carey welcomed baby girl Lyla Grace born at 08:31 a.m. at UNC Health Johnston's in Clayton.