Three babies were born at the LBJ Hospital on the first day of 2016..two boys and one girl.
The first born was a healthy 7-ilb, 10 ounce boy who was delivered at 5;25 am, New year’s Day.
About three hours later, the second baby was born…a girl who tipped the scales at 6 lbs 5 ounces.
The last baby of the first of the year, didn’t arrive until 6:30 pm, a boy who was the heaviest of the three New Year babies.
He weighed 8 pounds/
All mothers and babies were given a good bill of health and promptly sent home the day after or two days after they were born.
According to records provided by the LBJ Hospital Family Planning Division, there’s been a steady decline of babies born at the hospital over the last five years.
In 2014, 1068 babies were born at LBJ Hospital, 87 fewer than in 2013, 101 less than the number born in 2012, and 194 fewer than the number of babies born in 2011.
If compared to 2010, the number of babies born in 2014 was down by 200.