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New Year's Baby Born at Lakewood Health System

Blake Borders and Amber Hoggarth, holding baby Bently Devere, surrounded by their delivery team: Rob Schmieg, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Dr. Carol Uhlman, OB/GYN and Brynn Hathaway, Registered Nurse.

2014 brings the celebration of birth for Blake Borders and Amber Hoggarth of Pillager, who welcomed their new baby boy, Bently Devere into the world on Jan. 1. The first baby of the New Year at Lakewood Health System, Bently was born at 7:12 a.m. and weighed in at 7 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 19 and a half inches.

The delivering physician was Dr. Carol Uhlman. To celebrate Bently's birth, the Lakewood Health System Auxiliary and Piecemakers Quilting Club presented gifts to the family in honor of the New Year. The Auxiliary gave a gift of $50, presented by Marilyn Wilson of Staples. Representing the Piecemakers Quilting Club, Judy Droubie gave a beautiful handmade baby quilt, prepared months in advance just for the 2014 New Year's baby. The Auxiliary and Piecemakers Quilting Club annually present gifts to the family of the New Year's baby at Lakewood Health System.

All patients who give birth at Lakewood Health System receive gifts to enhance their birthing experience and help prepare them for life at home. These gifts include a candlelight dinner, a relaxing massage, an infant car seat, a CD of baby photos, a diaper bag, a complimentary home visit by the expectations team and a case of diapers.