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River Falls Area Hospital welcomes first baby of the New Year

RIVER FALLS, Wis. 01/04/2016

The first baby of 2016 born at River Falls Area Hospital made her appearance at 12:59 p.m. on January 1, 2016.

Esther Bourbeau, weighing 6 lbs 6 oz and measuring 19.5 inches long, was born in the Birth Center to proud Hager City parents James and Sarah Bourbeau.

Nurses presented the family with a gift bag of baby goodies contributed by the Birth Center and auxiliary members in celebration of being the first newborn of the New Year.

Congratulations to the Bourbeau family from everyone at River Falls Area Hospital!

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River Falls New Years Baby 2016

Parents James and Sarah Bourbeau with their daughter Esther Bourbeau, the first baby born at River Falls Area Hospital in 2016.