SPRINGFIELD, Ore - A Springfield couple has welcomed a baby boy born early on New Year's Day.
Dean Rebel Gullo was born at 2:33 a.m. at PeaceHealth Riverbend.
Dean weighed in at seven pounds and two ounces and is 19 inches long.
It's the first child for parents Michael and Jessica who said Dean was born two weeks early.
"Definitely weren't expecting him this soon, but I'm really excited and glad he's here," said Jessica Gullo.
The new parents hope to bring Dean home on Wednesday.