‘Cute, I am’: Newborns dressed like Baby Yoda at Pittsburgh hospital

“Cute, I am,” and “Merry, I must be,” read the T-shirts worn by newborns delivered at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this holiday season.

Each tiny newborn also sported a knitted red Santa hat with floppy green ears peaking out the sides resembling the wildly popular “Baby Yoda” character from Disney Plus’ new series “The Mandalorian.”

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“Baby Yoda” was a surprise character — show creators wanted to keep the adorable character, whose official name is “The Child,” a secret until it was introduced in the series (the character was not teased at all in press materials or merchandise announcements leading up to the show’s release).

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Baby Yoda was an instant sensation, spurring the creation of countless memes and effectively taking over the Internet — and now Baby Yoda has taken over the newborn ward at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital as well.

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Newborns at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittburgh, Pennsylvania, are dressed to look like Baby Yoda from Disney Plus' new series "The Mandalorian" this holiday season. (UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital)

The Force is strong with these newborns, and as Master Yoda would say, “Luminous beings, are they.”

This story was reported from Los Angeles.