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First baby born in City of Santa Barbara in 2017

Wilhemina Montgomery was born just after 4 a.m.

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - The City of Santa Barbara welcomed its first baby of 2017.

Wilhemina Montgomery was born just after 4 a.m. on New Years Day.

Wilhemia weighed in at 7 pounds, 11 ounces and 20.5-inches in length.


Her father Hugh Montgomery is a Santa Barbara County firefighter. Her mother Carolina, is an interior designer. Both are first time parents.

"It's pretty exciting. All we asked for was a healthy baby. It's been a neat journey. To have a beautiful healthy baby girl is beautiful. No words can describe it," Hugh Montgomery said.

The little girl came a little bit later than expected, her initial due date was Dec. 25.


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