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Methodist Hospital welcomes first baby born in the new year

Penelope Navarro was born just 25 seconds after midnight.
Credit: Methodist Hospital

SAN ANTONIO — Methodist Hospital welcomed the first baby born in the new year with a special gift package.

Penelope Navarro was born just 25 seconds after midnight. She weighs 6 lbs and 5 oz and already has a full head of hair.

Her parents, Sarah and Robert Navarro, were happy to smile for the cameras at a special birthday celebration Wednesday morning. They also have a two year old son, Theodore, who was excited to meet his little sister.

The new family is the recipient of a generous birthday package 

The New Year’s Baby gift package includes:

-A gift basket donated by Baptist Health System

-A gift basket donated by Brooke Army Medical Center

-Infant activity center donated by CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System

-$75 Target gift card and Spurs onesie donated by Methodist Healthcare System

-$150 gift card and diaper bag from Southwest General Hospital

-Infant car seat and portable playpen donated by University Health System

-Infant and older car seats and backpack donated by Community First Health Plans

-A $10,000 scholarship donated by the University of the Incarnate Word