Skylar Anne Beuerman is the 2015 New Year’s Baby for Parksville Qualicum Beach. Skylar was born at home in Parksville at 9:37 p.m. on Jan. 2 to parents Paula and Mark and is a little sister for two-year-old Arianna.

Skylar is Parksville Qualicum Beach’s first baby of 2015

She was born in Parksville at 9:37 p.m. on Jan. 2 - happy parents are Paula and Mark Beuerman

Skylar Anne Beuerman is the first baby to be born in Parksville Qualicum Beach this year, a daughter for parents Paula and Mark and a little sister for two-year-old Arianna.

Skylar was born at home on Hirst Street in Parksville with the assistance of a midwife.

“It went really well and smoothly,” said Mark. “My wife was awesome.”

Skylar was born at 9:37 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 2. She weighed seven pounds and 14 ounces. Mother and daughter are doing well and posed for a photo on Monday afternoon.

The first baby born in 2015 in B.C. was at Peace Arch Hospital in White Rock to Langley parents, five seconds after midnight, Jan. 1.

The NEWS contacted Island Health and local midwives prior to New Year’s asking for notification of this year’s first baby, but did not hear from them by press time on Monday. Mark Beuerman e-mailed The NEWS with his family’s happy news on Sunday.

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