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New Year, new babies
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Posted: 2013 Jan 11 - 07:04

By Dawn Krebs

dkrebs@hometownnewsol.com

ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- As people were busy celebrating a new year, there were a few who were busy celebrating new life, as three mothers gave birth early in the morning on Jan. 1, making their children the first babies of 2013.

The first baby of St. Lucie County was born at 12:11 a.m. at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Heart Institute, according to Ronda Wilburn, the spokeswoman for both Lawnwood and St. Lucie Medical Center in Port St. Lucie. There is no further information available as the family wished to remain anonymous.

In Port St. Lucie, Braylee Jones entered the world at 1:17 a.m. at the St. Lucie Medical Center. Braylee weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces at birth. Her mother is Danielle Racine, 20, and her father is Jessie Jones, 29, both of Okeechobee.

"They're all doing fine," Ms. Wilbrun said.

She added the hospital provided a basket of goodies for the baby, which included diapers and other infant needs.

"Braylee received a bathing kit among her goodies," she said.

Meanwhile, a Port St. Lucie family saw not one, but two new additions early Jan. 1 at the Martin Medical Center in Stuart when twin boys were born to Diane Bohorquez, 26, and her husband, Andres, 29. They will be little brothers to Elianna, 2-1/2 years old.

First was Sebastian Andres Bohorquez, who was born at 4:13 a.m. Sebastian weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 18-1/4 inches long at birth.

Just three minutes later, at 4:16 a.m., his brother, Nicolas Alexander Bohorquez was born. Nicholas weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long at birth.

"They're both really healthy," said hospital spokeswoman Susan Polowczuk. "Mom and babies are doing great."




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