Harper Derrick Jackson entered the world two weeks early
UM Charles Regional Medical Center's first birth of 2023 was Harper Derrick Jackson, who was born to Diamond and Mike Jackson of White Plains at 8:14 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3.
While he was late as a first baby of the new year at the hospital, his birth was two weeks early, according to the Jacksons. At 5 lbs., 2 oz. and 18.8 inches, the healthy Harper joins 5-year-old brother Parker.
His mother, Diamond, also celebrated a birthday the day before, giving the Jackson family multiple reasons to celebrate.