Jefferson Abington shares Leap Day births

In honor of Leap Day, Jefferson Abington Hospital announced that Lester Cruz was born at 5:16am this morning.

He weighs 7 lbs, 1 oz and is 18 3/4 inches long.

His mother’s name is Luissiana (pronounced like Louisiana the state) and his father’s name is Leo. The family is from Northeast Philadelphia and this is the couple’s first child.

From the hospital’s post on social media:

Look who picked Leap Day for their debut! We’re thrilled to celebrate Lester Cruz as Jefferson marks its 200th year of excellence in healthcare, education, and commitment to our community. Congratulations to proud parents on their precious new additions.

Other Leap Day births at Jefferson include:

Jefferson Einstein Hospital

Baby Boy: Siyon Davilla-Brown (pronounced: Sy-on)
Birth time: 12:56 a.m.
Weight: 7 lbs 9 oz
Mom’s name: Hanayah Brown (pronounced: Ha-ny-ya
Note: The family is from Philadelphia and Baby Siyon joins big brother Sekani (pronounced: Sah-kon-nee) and big sister Ahvae (pronounced: Ah-vey)

Baby Boy: Elias Robertson
Birth time: 12:09 a.m.
Weight: 5 lbs 14 oz
Length: 19 inches
Mom’s name: An Wang
Dad’s name: Ian Robertson
Note: The family is from Collegeville, PA.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Baby Boy: Hugo Smoker
Birth time: 6:19 a.m.
Weight: 7 lbs 12 oz
Length: 21.5 inches
Mom’s name: Nina Smoker
Dad’s name: Ryan Smoker
Note: The family is from Philadelphia and Baby Hugo has one big brother.

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Photo: Jefferson Abington