- Australia has welcomed the first baby of the new year – a healthy baby boy
- The new bub, who has yet to be named, weighs 4.15kgs and is 51.5cm long
- The youngster was born at 1.20am at Sydney’s Westmead Hospital
With a new year comes new life, as Australia welcomed the first baby of 2018 on Monday morning.
The healthy baby boy was born at Sydney’s Westmead Hospital at 1.20am on the first day of the new year.
While the bub has yet to be named, mother Sainzaya Enkhtaivan will no doubt be enjoying her first few hours with her precious bundle.
Australia has welcomed the first baby of 2018 with a baby boy born at 1.20am on January 1 (pictured)
The healthy baby boy was born at Sydney’s Westmead Hospital and has yet to be named
The newborn was ‘a little bit big’, according to Sainzaya, weighing in at 4.15 kilograms.
At just 51.5cm long, the sleeping tot looked healthy as he nestled into his mother’s arms.
While her labor was ‘so long’, Sainzaya looked to be in good health and spirits after welcoming her second son into the world.
Midwife Dr Hugh Porter said it was an ‘exciting time for everyone involved’ in welcoming the first baby into the new year.
The youngster was born just over an hour after Sydney rang in the new year with its spectacular firework display.
The newborn was ‘a little bit big’, according to mum Sainzaya, weighing in at 4.15 kilograms