Montgomery County Hospitals Welcome Four Girls as First Babies Born in 2013

Babies were born early at MedStar Montgomery, Holy Cross, Shady Grove Adventist and Washington Adventist hospitals.

Four little girls joined the ranks of infants born in Montgomery County yesterday. Two were born right at midnight on Jan. 1, 2013. 

Emily Anita Mendoza was born just as the clock struck 12 a.m. at MedStar Montgomery in Olney, according to ABC7. According to her mother, Elvira, she was supposed to be due on Jan. 9, but labor was induced due to the mother's high blood pressure. 

Also at midnight, Baby Brianna was born at Holy Cross in Silver Spring. She weighed in at 7 pounds, 6 ounces. 

A couple hours later, Shady Grove Adventist in Rockville welcomed its first baby, a girl weighing 6 pounds and 6 ounces. 

Later in the morning, the first baby born at Washington Adventist in Takoma Park was also a girl. Weighing 6 pounds and 13 ounces, she arrived at 7:52 a.m. 


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