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Ottawa welcomes first baby of 2019

Ottawa's first baby of 2019 came into the world just minutes after the new year.

Gatineau also announced its first newborn of the year

Olivia Margaret Sabourin's parents hold her at the Queensway Carleton Hospital, where she was born at 12:47 a.m. Tuesday. (Supplied)

Ottawa's first baby of 2019 came into the world just minutes into the new year.

Olivia Margaret Sabourin was born at the Queensway Carleton Hospital at 12:47 a.m. 

The little girl weighed seven pounds, 1.5 ounces.

Gatineau's first baby of the year was also a little girl. 

Jade Morissette, weighing 8.9 pounds, was born at the Gatineau Hospital at 4:16 a.m. 

Her parents and five siblings live in Masson-Angers in east Gatineau.