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Regional Medical Center welcomes first baby of 2018

Chrisette Lee’Shae Vaughn has officially been named the first baby born at the Regional Medical Center (Photo: Regional Medical Center)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Regional Medical Center has officially announced the arrival of its first baby of 2018.

Chrisette Lee’Shae Vaughn was born at 1:02 a.m. on New Year’s Day.

The hospital told WREG the beautiful baby girl decided to make her grand entrance into the world at only 33 weeks — seven weeks early!

She weighed three pounds and 15 ounces.

Both mother and baby appear to be happy and healthy.

Chrisette Lee’Shae Vaughn’s proud father welcomes her into the world on New Year’s Day.