Meet the first baby born on the coast this year
PUBLISHED: 12:59 01 January 2020 | UPDATED: 14:13 01 January 2020
A Lowestoft couple were “amazed” to learn their new son was one of the first babies born in East Anglia in 2020.
Koby Thorpe was delivered by staff at the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston at 12.38am on New Year's Day.
Mum Chelsea Sumner, 26, said she was overwhelmed and that Koby, who weighed 6lb 9oz, was "really content".
"He doesn't even wake up for a feed, I have to wake him up," she said.
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Dad Harry Thorpe, 24, said the couple hope to get married in 2021.
They already have a 15-month-old son Isaac who was showing interest in his new younger brother.
"He's trying to work him out," Ms Sumner said.
Mum and dad were also born at the James Paget.
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