Meet one of the first babies of 2022 in the Rochester area

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — For some families in Western New York, there’s even more of a reason to celebrate this New Year’s Day.

Rochester General Hospital is reporting two babies born.

According to the hospital spokeswoman, the first baby arriving into the world happened at 2:44 a.m. and the second baby was born at 4:22 a.m.

Baby boy Fashanu, the second baby of 2022, was born to parents Oluwaseun and Josephine Fashanu of Rochester. He came in at 7 pounds and 15.9 ounces.

Baby Fashanu’s dad is a cardiology fellow at RGH. This is the couple’s first child, says the hospital.

Mom, dad and baby are doing well.

Welcome to Rochester and the world, Baby Fashanu!