Tri-Cities’ first baby of 2019 is a girl

Tri-Cities’ first baby of 2019 is a girl

The Tri-Cities welcomed its first babies of 2019 on Tuesday.

Shortly after 2 a.m., two babies were born within seven minutes of each other at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland.

A girl named Kathryn was born at 2:16 a.m. to Heisy Tejada of Pasco. She weighed 6 pounds, 10.5 ounces.

Then at 2:23 a.m., a baby named Benjamin was born to Maisey and James Stein. He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces.

The first baby’s family will receive a $50 gift card and a stuffed bear from the Kadlec Auxiliary Gift Shop.

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