First Babies Born in Charlotte area in 2015

The first baby born in 2015 in the Charlotte area goes to a Huntersville couple. Mason Christopher Ainsworth was born 1/1/2015 at 12:01 a.m. at Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center. He weighs 8 lbs and is 18 inches long.

Jennifer and David Ainsworth have 3 older children: 14-year-old Logan, 12-year-old Haley, and 8-year-old Tyler.

Mother and baby are doing well. The hospital is taking extra precautions to protect the newborn, and all of its patients due to high levels of flu in the area, so visits are being restricted.

In Mecklenburg county, the first baby born was to Amy and Matt Hayes. They had a little boy at 12:21 a.m. He was 9 lbs, 3 ounces and 22 inches.

In Catawba county, the first baby born goes to Kenadi. She was born at 1:35 a.m. to parents Kenya and Octavis. Kenadi was 6 lbs, 15 ounces and 19.5 inches long.

Congratulations to all the families!