First baby born in Kitimat for 2013

Northern Health has announced the first baby of the new year has been born at Kitimat General Hospital.

The first 2013 baby in Kitimat is a boy.

Seamus Gardner was born at Kitimat General Hospital on January 4 at 4:25 a.m. Proud parents are mom Mellisa Alderman and dad Ben Gardner of Kitimat.

Seamus weighed eight pounds, four ounces at birth.

Seamus is also welcomed to the family by older sister Hailey.