NORTH CAROLINA -- Several North Carolina families had something extra to celebrate on Monday during the first few hours of 2018.

At Greensboro’s Cone Health, Jo-Shey Morrison (on the left in the picture above) was the first baby born for 2018 at 1:20 in the morning to mother Robin Lawson of High Point. Jo-Shey, who was born 6 pounds, 9 ounces, shares his name with his father

At Carolinas HealthCare System, the first baby was born at 12:35 a.m. Robert Muhammad Simpson (on the right in the picture above) was delivered to first-time mom Assita Sylla.

And a Womack Army Medical Center on Fort Bragg, Saige Zawadi Saimide was the first baby born in the new year to mother Rose Marie (in the center in the picture above).

Congratulations to their families on their new year gifts!