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Photo provided Baby girl Natalie Rose Dailey, the first baby of the new year at Tri-County Health Care, sleeps peacefully.

First baby arrives Jan. 2 at TCHC

News Wadena,Minnesota 56482
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First baby arrives Jan. 2 at TCHC
Wadena Minnesota 314 S. Jefferson 56482

The first baby of 2012 born at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena is a girl named Natalie Rose Dailey, who was born on Monday, Jan. 2, at 8:24 p.m. to Amanda Skoog and Richard Dailey of Wadena.

She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and 20 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Shaneen Schmidt at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena.

In addition to the Best Start Program, Natalie and her family received a $50 savings bond donated by Wadena Area Volunteers WAVe, a personalized blanket and a "Go Home Prepared" basket of essentials, donated by Tri-County Health Care for being the first baby of the New Year.

Tri-County Health Care is committed to providing all babies with the best start possible. The Best Start program is designed to ensure that families feel at home by offering a pleasing package plan designed to help families through every step of their OB journey. The package includes prenatal education, the hospital stay for mom and baby, as well as a home care visit after delivery. Families are also pampered with an array of free gifts.