From coast to coast, families are accepted by some of the first Canadians born in 2019.
Here's a look at some of the New Year's babies in Canada:
First in New Brunswick
Baby Kalum, born at the St. John's Hospital, may appear only at 12:42 in the morning, but this made her the first baby of the year in New Brunswick.
The Toronto hospital says their first baby of the year was born just eight seconds after the clock hit midnight. Baby Fatima was not even expected for several more days.
Within a minute
At 12:01 AM, MT, Baby Aryia was born in Calgary. And at 12:01 pm PT, the baby Dominique became the firstborn B.C.
The first baby in Montreal was born at 12:02 ET in the center of Royal Victoria Birthing. The hospital says Mariella's parents have made a special donation after her birth.
The first baby of Saskatoon since 2019 is not just a newborn of her family. Ayla's big brother was Saskatoon's second baby in the year he was born in 2017.
Ottawa had to wait 47 minutes in the new year to meet her first baby. Olivia was born in Queensway Hospital Carleton.