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Reedley's First Baby of 2014 Arrives at 6:54 a.m.


REEDLEY – Baby Steven of Sanger was welcomed by family members and Adventist Health staff and physicians as Reedley’s first baby of 2014. 

Steven was born at 6:54 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 1, at Adventist Medical Center – Reedley's Family Birth Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 21 inches long. 

 Hospital staff gave the family a diaper bag filled with baby items to celebrate his arrival as the first baby of the year. 

The Reedley hospital averaged 103 births a month in 2013. That number is expected to rise when deliveries from Adventist Medical Center - Selma are moved to the Reedley hospital starting on June 1, 2014.