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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Welcome, Baby New Year!

The first baby born at any Novant hospital in the Queen City arrived at 1:24 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2014.

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Laila Rae Sharpling is doing great, according to Novant Health, after being delivered via C-section at Presbyterian Medical Center.

Laila weighs 8 lbs., 1 ounce and comes in at just under 20 inches in length.

Novant says parents Chelsea Taylor and Andrew couldn t be happier about their newest addition!

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