Baby girl is first baby born at Huntsville Hospital in 2020

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Huntsville Hospital welcomed the first baby born at their facility in the new year on Wednesday.

The baby is a girl named Priscilla Ferguson. She was born around 11 a.m. and weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces.

Priscilla's father, Preston Ferguson, was excited that his baby girl was born this month.

"I'm glad that my baby came, she waited for me, you know I wanted her to come in January, she came right in January, because I'm born in January," Ferguson said.

Ariel Ivan Machuca was born at Marshall Medical Center North at 4:03 a.m. (Photo provided)

Marshall County's first baby of the new year came in just four hours after midnight. Ariel Ivan Machuca weighed in at 7 pounds and 14 ounces. He was born at 4:03 a.m. at Marshall Medical Center North.

And in Florence, the North Alabama Medical Center welcomed its first newborn at 1:44 a.m.