Woman’s Hospital welcomes first baby of the new year

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Oh baby!

Woman’s Hospital has welcomed the first baby of the new year. Elliette Noojin was born at 3:40 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 1. Noojin was 10 days ahead of schedule and weighs seven pounds and two ounces. Elliette is the first baby born to Stephanie Rhodes and Kenneth Noojin.

“Woman’s Hospital gifted the family a basket with books, supplies, and a “First New Year Baby” onesie in celebration,” an official press release said. “With 8,000 babies born a year at Woman’s, Eliette is the first of many special lives that will be welcomed at the hospital in 2022.”

The hospital says that both the mother and the baby are doing well.

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