Emery Lehne Goff arrived four days after Jan. 1 but she was still counted as the first baby of the New Year in Fredericksburg.
Goff was born at 8:38 p.m., Monday, Jan. 4 at Hill Country Memorial Hospital to Kerry and Ashleigh Goff of Fredericksburg.
The new arrival is also welcomed by a three-year-old brother, Logan.
She was delivered by Nancy Rickerhauser, M.D.
This year’s first baby was the second largest New Year’s baby in the past 10 years, weighing in at 8 pounds, 3 ounces and measuring 20½ inches in length.
Last year’s first baby, Agustin Suarez Ramirez weighed in at 8 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 22 inches.
Previous first babies of the New Year are:
Agustin Suarez Ramirez born 6:48 a.m., Jan. 1, 2015 weighed in at 8 pounds, 8 ounces, measuring 22 inches to Francisco Javier Suarez Vargas and Maria Ramirez of Fredericksburg.