Citizens Hospital welcomes baby Felix Ray Martinez, their first birth of 2022

A new year brings new beginnings. for one Port Lavaca couple, that means the birth of a new baby.



Victoria, Texas – Baby Felix Ray Martinez was born a little after two in the afternoon on New Years Day, making him the first baby born at Citizens Hospital in 2022. Proud father Raymundo Martinez and mother Christen Garcia, tell us that the birth process for little Felix has been a challenge, but they say they are happy everything happened they way it did.

“Yes, its very exciting, because we had to do an emergency C-section, and he probably wouldn’t have made it if it hadn’t have been done that day. So yes, its very exciting. Its a real blessing,” said parents Raymundo Martinez and Christen Garcia.

Both proud mom and dad tell us that baby Felix will be cleared to go home this afternoon, where big sister Reyna is eagerly waiting to meet her new baby brother.