LA PLATA, Md. – 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.