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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