A very lucky family brought in the new year by welcoming a new baby.

Lehigh Valley Health Network announces its first baby 2022 at their Monroe County hospital. Zion Prince Collazo was a surprise to his parents Chanelle Cartagena and Mike Collazo when he enter the world a week early. Zion was born at Lehigh Valley Hospital Pocono just before 6 p.m. on New Year's Day weighing just over six pounds.

"It was kind of exciting him coming that day, that it's New Years... that's a day that you're usually supposed to be with family members and stuff like that so it was kind of just surprising," Collazo, said. "I'm just excited, you know first time dad and excited to have my son home with me."

LVHN gave the Tobyhanna couple a special lobster dinner as a congratulations for welcoming their first child into the world and being the first of 2022 at the East Stroudsburg hospital.