Hospital

Erminda Ramirez Lopez holds her baby, Santos Dylan Ramos Ramirez, who was the first born in Baytown for 2020 at Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital.

While many were celebrating the arrival of 2020 with fireworks, and a few other party favors, Erminda Orlinda Ramirez Lopez was in the hospital about to give birth to her child. 

At 11:50 a.m., New Year’s Day, Lopez gave birth to the first child to be born in Baytown for 2020. 

Weighing in at 7 pounds and 3 ounces, Santos Dylan Ramos Ramirez was born. He was born at Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital.

Speaking through an interpreter, Lopez expressed her happiness over the birth of her son.

“I was surprised and very happy to hear that my baby is the first to be born in Baytown this year,” Lopez said. “We are filled with much happiness and joy.” 

Baby Ramirez is not alone in his achievement of being one of the first babies born for 2020. An estimated 392,078 babies were born around the world on New Year’s Day 2020, according to UNICEF. 

The hospital was also delighted to welcome Baby Ramirez into the world in 2020.

“Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital extends a warm welcome to the first baby born at the hospital in 2020,” said Rod Evans, a hospital spokesman.

Recommended for you

(2) comments

reewell

How does a child born on " New years Eve be the first birth for the new year?

Front page of the Baytown Sun

baytownbert

Thank you Matt for the correction. I was about to lose faith. LOL

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.