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Baby New Year: Meet some of the 1st babies born in Central Indiana in 2022

Posted at 1:45 PM, Jan 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-02 19:53:05-05

INDIANAPOLIS — As revelers celebrated the first hours of 2022, some families around Central Indiana welcomed the newest members of their families into the world.

Alisha and Drew Eggers, of Trafalgar, said hello to their 6-pound bundle of joy, Atticus, at the stroke of midnight at Franciscan Health Indianapolis.

Atticus weighed in at 6 pounds, 10.5 ounces, and is 20 inches in length.

Baby Atticus, born to parents Alisha and Drew Eggers, rests at Franciscan Health Indianapolis on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.

At Ascension St. Vincent Hospital, parents Nancy Pandiyan and Muthu Subramanian said hello to their baby boy, Arjun, who was born at 12:20 a.m. weighing 5 pounds, 7 ounces and at 18.9 inches in length.

A hospital spokesperson said both the baby and mother are doing well.

Arjun was the first baby born at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital to parents Nancy Pandiyan and Muthu Subramanian on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2021.

At IU Health Bloomington, Baby Eiji was born to Bloomington residents Momoko and Sadamori Kojaku at 1:14 a.m. at IU Health Bloomington. Eiji weighs 8 pounds, 8 ounces and is 20 inches long.

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Momoko and Sadamori Kojaku welcomed Eli into the world at IU Health Bloomington on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2021.

About a half-hour later at 1:45 a.m., the first baby was born at Eskenazi Hospital. The names of the child and parents have not yet been provided.

Parents Imani Keith and Robert Tucker welcomed Zaire at 3:30 a.m. at The Riley Maternity Tower at Riley Hospital for Children.

Zaire weighs 5 pounds, 3 ounces and is 17.5 inches long. He is his parents' first child.

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Baby Zaire was born to parents Imani Keith and Robert Tucker at Riley Hospital for Children on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.