2005's Christmas Baby

By Gabe Osterhout

July 22, 2010 Updated Jan 4, 2006 at 2:37 PM EDT

Little Christopher Efrein Lee Nieves was born just after one o'clock Christmas day afternoon at Wilson Hospital in Johnson City.
Joseph Nieves and Donna Swartwood are the proud parents.
Christopher weighs in at 7 pounds 10 ounces, and is 22 inches long.
And while both Mom and baby are doing fine now, little Christopher did give mom quite the scare.
He had a low heart rate and had to be delivered by an unplanned c-section.
"I was scared. I just wanted him out so he was ok. Then I got scared because he wasn't crying," says Smartwood.
But not to worry, Christopher did start crying and he is doing just fine.
His parents say they couldn't be happier.

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