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First babies help welcome 2014

Kimberly Jordan kjordan@lebanondemocrat.com • Updated Jan 3, 2014 at 1:49 PM

University Medical Center welcomed its first baby of the New Year on Wednesday at 1:41 a.m.

Chloey Bryant, weighing in at 7 pounds, 3 ounces, was the first baby born at the hospital in 2014.

“It was very exciting" when Chloey was born, mother Marcia Stewart said . She is the first child for Stewart and father Cory Bryant.

At nearby TriStar Summit Medical Center, Alexandra Dayhuff was born Wednesday at 4:12 a.m. Alexandra weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. She was delivered by Dr. Sue Ann McGuire. 

Proud parent Vanessa Dayhuff, of Old Hickory, was presented with a New Year’s gift basket in honor of her special delivery.

“Welcoming babies to the world is one of the most special parts of working in maternity services,” said Pat Woods, director of women’s and children’s services at TriStar Summit. “There is an extra sense of excitement and promise that comes with delivering the first baby of the New Year. We are proud to be part of the Dayhuff family’s special day.”

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