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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