Raleigh, N.C. — Hospitals across the state are welcoming their first babies of 2021. As joyous families send photos of their bundles of hope for a better year, we will collect the photos here so we can welcome them to the world!
Welcome, Emma! First baby born at WakeMed Raleigh
The first baby of 2021 born at WakeMed’s Raleigh campus is Emma, daughter of Sandra Maradiaga Orellana. She was born at 2:03 a.m. Welcome, Emma!
Welcome, Demetri! First baby born at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center
Demetri Devon Gurley, the son of Devon Gurley and Dorothy E. Bennett of Fayetteville, was the first baby of 2021 born at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center Labor and Delivery.
Demetri was born at 12:12 a.m., weighing 8 pounds and 1 ounce. He’s 20 inches long. His grandparents, David and Nancy Bennett of Cape Coral, Florida and Joseph and Pamela Purnell of Lumberton, NC are joyous of his arrival!