Meet Colorado’s first baby of 2024

By Jim Lawson on January 1, 2024

Denver, CO — Denver Health is celebrating the first baby to be born in the new year. Shortly after midnight at 12:40 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2024, Juan Carlos Felix Nuñez was brought into the world. Juan Carlos was born healthy, weighing 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measuring in at 20 inches long.

As the first baby of 2024, Juan Carlos  and his parents are going home with a special gift. Thanks to Denver Health Foundation’s Newborns in Need program, the family received 2,024 diapers.

“We’re so grateful for the care we received at Denver Health, and the diapers are a wonderful extra surprise,” Nuñez Lopez said. “I can’t think of a better way to start the new year.”



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