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New Year’s Baby Born At 12:04 a.m. at Hartford Hospital

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Shaquaina and Dior Stephens (Courtesy Hartford Hospital)

Shaquaina and Dior Stephens (Courtesy Hartford Hospital)

HARTFORD (CBS Connecticut) –Hartford Hospital welcomed the first baby of 2014 just after midnight on January first.  A hospital spokesperson says they believe the little girl is the first New Year’s baby in the state.

Dior Stephens was born at 12:04:21 at Hartford Hospital to Shaquaina Stephens of East Hartford.

The couple’s first child weighed in at six pounds, 14 ounces,  and is 21 inches long.

Shaquaina Stephens says she prayed for a New Year’s Day baby, and that her resolution is to be the best mother she can be.

Dior Stephens (Courtesy Hartford Hospital)

Dior Stephens (Courtesy Hartford Hospital)

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