Hartford Hospital Welcomes CT’s First 2014 Baby

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firstbabeLooks like Hartford Hospital may have started 2014 off with a first. The first baby to arrive in Connecticut in 2014!

The hospital announced Thursday that Dior Stephens (pictured left with mom) arrived at about 12:04  (and 21 seconds) a.m. New Year’s Day. She weighed in at 6 pounds, 14 ounces.

New mom Shaquana Stephens said she prayed the baby would arrive on New Year’s Day. And her New Year’s resolution? To be the best mom she can be!

Coming in a “by seconds” close second in the “first baby of the year” race was Kyrie Rivera, who arived at 12:05 a.m. at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital arrived at 12:05 a.m. Rivera, who weihged in at 5 pounds, 10 ounces, is the son of Brian and Tonya Rivera of New Haven.

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