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Chiara Luna: the first baby born in Andalucía in 2021

Chiara weighed in at 3.5 kilogrammes, (7.5 lbs) and is the second daughter of a Czech-Italian couple from Prague.
Chiara weighed in at 3.5 kilogrammes, (7.5 lbs) and is the second daughter of a Czech-Italian couple from Prague. / SUR
  • The little girl came into the world while the bells ringing in the New Year were still chiming

Chiara Luna was the first bouncing baby born in Malaga province and also the first born in Andalucía in 2021.

The little girl came into the world while the New Year bells were still ringing, just after midnight at the Malaga’s Hospital Materno Infantil.

Chiara weighed in at 3.5 kilogrammes, (7.5 lbs) and was born by natural childbirth. The girl is the second daughter of a Czech-Italian couple from Prague who have been living in Malaga for ten months.

“We are very happy parents. Thank you very much to the entire hospital, " said her father, Jaroslav Janda.

The delivery was simple, said doctor Sofía Acosta who added they were not initially aware of the time of Chiara’s arrival.

“You don't look at your watch, we were in a very tense moment in which the priority is that the baby is born well.”

The second child to be born on January 1, 2021 in Malaga province was Estefanía, who made her appearance at 3.48am at the Costa del Sol hospital in Marbella weighing in 3,440 grammes and the third was at 6.46am, when Lara was born in the Antequera district. The little girl weighed 3,055 grammes. There were no births recorded in the hospitals of Ronda and Axarquía.

Across the rest of Andalucía, Oliver was the first to arrive in Almería, being born at 00.01 am at the Poniente Hospital. At that same moment, the births of Pablo in the Virgen del Rocío in Seville and that of Candela in the Hospital de Jerez (Cádiz) were also recorded. Enzo, the first baby born in Cordoba at the Reina Sofía Hospital arrived at 12.30am and Rocío was born at the Virgen de las Nieves in Granada just before 1am.

Aura is the name of the first born in Jaén (1am), while in Huelva the first baby of the year took a little longer to arrive. His name is Antonio Sebastián.