Rare birthdays: Meet a few of Alameda Health System’s leap year babies

The babies born at Alameda Health System's Family Birthing Center on Feb. 29 have rare birthdays that will only come around every four years. Luz Sanchez gave birth to her baby girl, Dayami, at 6:27 a.m. “This is the day I did not want to give birth," Sanchez said. "She’s not going to have a [...]

Alameda Health System’s First Baby of 2024

Alameda Health System’s first baby of 2024 is ZaLayah Ridgle. She was born at 1:18 a.m. on Jan. 1 at The Family Birthing Center on The Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus in Oakland, CA. She is six pounds, 10 ounces. She is named after her great-grandmother. ZaLayah’s parents are LaTasha Dixon and Allen Ridgle. Dixon [...]