Tampa, Florida -- While many may have spent New Years Eve with fireworks, there was plenty of celebrating taking place hospitals around the Tampa Bay area.
For Brianna Fergerson, the party took place at Manatee Memorial Hospital. With the tiniest feet and the smallest little hands, Amelia Fergerson decided to make a big entrance into the world on New Years Day.
"She came fast and sudden," says Brianna Fergerson, Amelia's mom.
Born at 12:15 a.m. January 1, little Amelia is the first baby of the year for the Bay Area.
"I was ready to go out with friends," says Fergerson. But, it turns out, Amelia decided she wanted to party too.
Just an hour down the road, and 17 minutes later, Aileen Martinez was the first baby born at Tampa General Hospital at 12:33 p.m.
Aileen's mom, Lucero Martinez, spent most of New Years Eve in Labor. Dad was even hoping Aileen would hold out 'til New Years Day.
"I was so excited to have her at this time."
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