There was little to wait for the first babies to be born in Spain in this newly released 2024, since around 00:00 hours Kyliam, in Vigo (Pontevedra), and Carla, in Salamanca, have arrived into the world, just with the chimes of the new year .

Specifically, Kyliam came into the world at the Álvaro Cunqueiro hospital at midnight and weighed 3,420 grams. He is the son of Fran Barreiro and Jenny Gallego, a couple of first-time parents from the Pontevedra municipality of Gondomar.

For her part, Carla was born at the Salamanca University Care Complex 26 seconds into the new year. As an anecdote, Carla’s birth took place almost at the same time as the chimes, so, minutes later, the medical team ate the grapes with Canary Island time.

Just three minutes later, at 00:03 a.m., Carme, in the Balearic Islands, at the Manacor Hospital, and Vera, in Aragon, specifically at the Miguel Servet University Hospital in Zaragoza, were born.

At 12:14 a.m., Erik and Rubén came into the world, becoming the first babies born this year in the Community of Madrid, as a spokesperson for the Ministry of Health informed Europa Press. The first, Erik, was born in the hospital in La Paz, while Rubén opened his eyes for the first time in the hospital in Fuenlabrada.

Shortly after, at 00:22 hours, Martina was the first to come into the world in the Basque Country, specifically at the Mendaro Hospital, in Guipúzcoa.

In Andalusia, the first baby born in 2024 was a girl, Arabia, who came into the world at the San Agustín Hospital in Linares (Jaén) after midnight, when there were 20 minutes left to reach one in the morning.

In Asturias, the first birth that occurred this year was that of Vera, a girl who weighed 3,480 kilos and was born at 2:13 a.m. last morning.

Seven minutes later, at 2:20 a.m., Lara was the first baby of 2024 in Extremadura. The girl came into the world at the Mérida Hospital and weighed 2,860 kilos. Her parents are from Almendralejo.

Minutes later, at 2:26 a.m., another girl was born at the Maternal and Child University Hospital of the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria) by natural birth and weighing 1,850 grams, becoming the first baby of the year in the Canary Islands.

In Cantabria, the first birth that occurred in 2024 was that of Sergio, who came into the world at 2:53 a.m. last morning on January 1. The baby was born at the Marqués de Valdecilla University Hospital in Santander and weighed 3.04 kilograms.

Later, but in Murcia, Pedro was born around 3:36 a.m., specifically at the Virgen de la Arrixaca University Hospital in Murcia.

In La Rioja, the first baby of 2024 was born at 4:39 a.m. at the San Pedro de Logroño Hospital, which they called Fátima, as reported by the Rioja Government.