HCA Florida University Hospital is excited to welcome the first baby of 2022. Vadislav Calix entered the world on January 1, 2022 at 11:39 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. and 2 oz.

Vadislav is the son of Ksenia and Roland and is the couple’s third child.

“I was surprised to find out Vadislav is the first baby of the new year.,” said Ksenia Calix. “It was almost January 2 and I was surprised there were no other deliveries.”

HCA Florida University Hospital opened on November 15, 2021, and has experienced a baby boom. Vadislav is the 235th baby born at the hospital.

“We are thrilled to welcome Vadislav into the world,” said HCA Florida University Hospital labor and delivery manager Clanda Schulman. “Our labor and delivery teams are dedicated to providing families with the best possible care in a comfortable environment.”

HCA Florida University Hospital is equipped with the latest medical technology in each of its nine delivery suites and two c-section operating rooms. The hospital also features 24 private postpartum rooms with accommodations for mom, baby, and partner.