Its official, the newest resident of the Comox Valley, has the honour of being the first New Years baby!

Lauren and Brendan Sommers confirm their son Hunter Dean Donald Sommers was born New Years Day at 8:04 a.m., making him the official New Year’s Baby of the Comox Valley.

Lauren says she is thrilled!

Lauren says hospital staff have been amazing!

Lauren says there is quite the buzz around the maternity ward, over her new years baby!