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Maine Medical Center announces first baby born in 2023 at hospital

"We are so happy to welcome our daughter," the baby's parents said in a news release.

PORTLAND, Maine — The first baby born at Maine Medical Center on New Year's Day 2023 was delivered early Sunday morning, the hospital reported. 

Esther Florandy Saint Aude was born weighing 6 pounds and 11 ounces at about 2:30 a.m. to parents Emmanuella Saint Aude and Widner Los of Westbrook, according to a news release from Maine Medical Center. 

"We are so happy to welcome our daughter," Saint Aude and Los said in the release. 

A spokesperson with Northern Light Health system said no babies were born at their hospitals as of noon Sunday.  

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