Six pound, 10-ounce Hailey Elizabeth Yancy and her proud parents, Mario Yancy of University City and Dina Hill of Venice, Ill., pose for a family photo. (click for larger version)
January 04, 2012
The first St. Louis baby born in 2012 arrived at 12:02 a.m. at SSM St. Mary's Health Center in Richmond Heights. The healthy baby girl, Hailey Elizabeth Yancy, weighed in at 6 lbs., 10 ounces.
Three minutes later at 12:05 a.m., another baby girl weighing 6 lbs. 7 ounces was born to a different couple, making St. Mary's home to the first two St. Louis babies of the New Year. Both were natural births.