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LaGrange couple welcomes first baby of 2004

Article from The Piscataquis Observer, Vol. 166, No. 1, January 07, 2004

Marcia Higgins, left, and Neil Higgins, Jr. of LaGrange relax with their daughter Brooklynn Blaze Higgins,who was born at 10:40 p.m. on Jan. 2 at Mayo Regional Hospital,making her the hospital's first baby of the new year.

DOVER-FOXCROFT Marcia and Neil Higgins Jr. of LaGrange are the parents of the first baby bom at Mayo Regional Hospital in 2004.

A daughter, Brooklynn Blaze Higgins, was bom at 10:40 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2, after 12 hours of labor. The Higgins' family's fourth child weighed in at 10 pounds, 5 ounces, and measured 21 inches in length. Dr. Kathleen Thibault of Milo Family Practice was the attending physician.

Marcia Higgins, 30, is the mother of three other children: Rachael, 10; Tyler, 8; and Dakota, 2.
Brooklynn Blaze joined her siblings at home on Sunday, Jan. 4.

As parents of the first baby born at Mayo in the New Year, the Higgins family received a Baby Basket filled with 28 gift items donated by area businesses.

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