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Denver area's first baby of 2017 born minutes after midnight

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Posted at 2:57 PM, Jan 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-01 16:57:13-05

PARKER, Colo. -- The first baby born in the Denver metro area came into the world at 12:03 a.m. New Year’s Day.

Baby Laila was born at Parker Adventist Hospital to the proud parents of Lacey and Mikail Abdel-Khaliq.

Laila is the couple’s second child; they are also parents to 4-year-old Mikail Jr. Lacey coincidentally works in the lab at Parker Adventist Hospital as a night shift medical technician.

The couple celebrated the birth of Laila and the new year with sparkling cider and blow horns!

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