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First baby arrives in ’11 early
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Lyla Kathleen Staudt is Forsyth County’s first baby of 2011, born at 12:59 a.m. Jan. 1. - photo by Jim Dean
Ready or not, Lyla Kathleen Staudt was determined to celebrate the new year with her parents.At 12:59 a.m. Jan. 1, she became the first baby born in Forsyth County in 2011. She measured 6 pounds, 15 ounces and 19.5 inches long.“We got here at about 11 o’clock and by the time everything was ready, it was one minute before 1 o’clock,” said her father, Preston Staudt. “Our son came like two and a half weeks early and this was really only a week and a couple of days early, so we were ready.”The due date was Jan. 11, and mother Katie Staudt had a C-section scheduled for Jan. 4.