Nora Gonzales and Jose Luis Lozano had been stuffed with gratitude New Yr’s Day, not only for the contemporary begin of 2021, however for the beginning of their fourth baby, Jesus Guadalupe Lozano, who was welcomed into the world at 9:53 a.m. as Our Woman of Lourdes Girls’s and Kids’s Hospital’s first child of the 12 months.
The toddler was “good,” his mom stated, born at 7 kilos, 13 ounces and 20 inches lengthy. The couple stated they had been overwhelmed by a wave of aid and love laying eyes on their son for the primary time. Lozano stated the new child shares a reputation along with his two grandfathers.
“Though issues are powerful throughout, we consider in God and belief good issues will come,” Gonzales stated. “His life can be stuffed with countless alternative and chance.”
The proud dad and mom — Lozano, a 39-year-old building employee and Gonzales, a 33-year-old stay-at-home mom — stated they leaned on their Catholic religion for hope, power and encouragement throughout the unusual and aggravating time resulting in Jesus’ beginning. Gonzales stated being pregnant throughout the COVID-19 pandemic was tough as a result of there have been few protected alternatives to go away the home.
Gonzales stated she “did every part I might” to make sure the newborn could be wholesome and she or he wouldn’t be contaminated with COVID-19 when Jesus was born, even when that meant strictly limiting who was allowed to go to the household’s house and navigating restricted social choices for her three older kids.
The sacrifices had been value it figuring out mom and son had been protected and wholesome after supply.
“Though the pandemic isn’t over, our baby is right here with us, protected and nicely,” stated Lozano. “Seeing his face for the primary time isn’t one thing you possibly can clarify with phrases. We simply began crying.”
The couple stated their hope for 2021 is sustained well being for themselves and their 4 kids.
Jesus’ siblings — ages 14, eight and 4 — can hardly wait to satisfy their youthful brother, the couple stated. The youngsters had been anxious to go to the hospital to greet the household’s new arrival however had been restricted due to COVID-19 customer limitations; the dad and mom stated they anticipate a particular reunion as soon as they return house with Jesus.