Shady Grove Announces First Baby of New Year
Just days old, an abandoned infant was found in a dangerously cold vestibule, wrapped only in a blanket.
Updated at 4:30 PM EST on Saturday, Jan 1, 2011
Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, Md., delivered its first baby of 2011 at 12:01 a.m.
The girl weighed 9 pounds and 5 ounces, and she and her mother are doing well.
As the hospital's first delivery of the year, the baby and her family received a basket of gifts donated or made by nurses, including towels, blankets, hats, booties and other baby needs.
About 5,000 babies were delivered at the hospital in 2010.
Published at 4:20 PM EST on Jan 1, 2011