NOTE TO EDITORS: DETROIT MEDIA HAS INCORRECTLY REPORTED THAT THE FIRST AREA BIRTH TOOK PLACE AT 12:14 AT ST JOE’S.
Farmington Hills, Mich., January 2, 2008 � The first baby of the New Year in metro Detroit was born yesterday morning at Botsford Hospital when a Redford Township family welcomed its new addition. A healthy baby girl named Sydney Jacqueline Trout weighing exactly eight pounds was born to Vicki Trout, 36, at 12:12 a.m. Proud father, Matt Trout, was on hand to support his wife at the delivery of their first child.
Botsford Hospital, a 330-bed community hospital in Farmington Hills, Mich., was founded in 1965.�Nationally recognized for quality, safety and medical education programs, Botsford received the 2006 Governor�s Award for Improving Patient Safety and Quality of Care in the Hospital Setting and, in 2007, a three-year recertification as a Chest Pain Center from the Society of Chest Pain Centers. Botsford�s web address is www.botsford.org.
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