ST. GEORGE – Sophia Smith is Dixie Regional Medical Center’s “Baby New Year 2013.” Born at 10:48 a.m. on New Year’s Day, Sophia is the first child of Kacen and Tanya Smith of St. George.
“She is adorable,” her father, Kacen said. “We’re very grateful she and her mother are doing so well.”
The healthy baby girl weighed in at 5 pounds, 11 ounces, and is 18 inches tall.
Intermountain Healthcare Southwest Region at Dixie Regional Medical Center presents the family of Baby New Year a gift package of infant items which includes a $100 gift certificate to the hospital’s gift shops. “It’s always exciting to welcome Baby New Year,” said Amy Christensen, Director of Dixie Regional’s Women’s Services. “Some of the families of previous Baby New Years have also made it a holiday tradition to present the current Baby New Year with gifts.”
More than 2,300 babies were born at Dixie Regional Medical Center in 2012.
St. George News welcomes Baby Sophia as the first of many to be born in Southern Utah this new year.
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