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October 27, 2017 7:32 pm

New Years Baby Arrives in Prince George

Sunday, January 1, 2017 @ 8:16 AM

Prince George, B.C. – Northern Health is announcing that the first baby born in Northern BC in 2017 is a girl.

Alma Elvira Baerg  was born at the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) innew-year Prince George on January 1st at 1:55 a.m. to mom Stephanie and dad Joel weighing in at . 10 lbs, 8 oz (4750 grams).

Alma arrived quickly and safely via waterbirth with midwife Karin Gerlach.

Alma was also welcomed by big brother Atticus, age 4 and sister Evelyn, age 2.

The Baerg family lives in China, studying language, and came back to Canada to visit family and for Alma’s birth.

The first baby born in British Columbia was delivered at BC Women’s Hospital at 12:00 a.m. on January 1, 2017.


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