First 2014 baby born in Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth at 2 a.m. in Ukrainian Village


At 2:01 a.m. on January 1, the first 2014 baby was born in Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (PSMEMC), 2233 W. Division St., in Ukrainian Village.

The Center's Family Birthplace staff welcomed a boy, weighing in at 5 pounds and one ounce, to a very proud mother. Mother and child, named Alfred, are resting comfortably, according to Russell Milligan, spokesperson for PSMEMC. 

In celebration of being the first 2014 baby, the family will receive special gifts including blankets, bibs and clothing before heading home. 

PSMEMC's Family Birthplace welcomes approximately 1,600 babies annually into the world. Offering advanced care nurseries with state-of-the-art monitoring and neonatal intensive care, it is staffed by board-certified obstetricians, certified nurse-midwives, family practitioners and pediatricians. 



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