NRH celebrates New Year's Day baby

Newman Regional Health is celebrating the birth of 2014 with a New Year's Day baby.

Eden Silver was born at 11:31 am Wednesday to Tori Silver of Emporia.

She tells KVOE News the pregnancy was "pretty normal," aside from some swelling. Dr. David Kemp and Dr. Todd Detwiler delivered little Eden.

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Eden was 7 pounds, 14.5 ounces and 20 inches long at birth.

Tori Silver was presented a gift basket with baby items donated by the hospital, Newman Regional Foundation and Newman Regional Auxiliary. Foundation Director Jodi Heermann says the group's basket contained several useful items.

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The auxiliary presented a cake of diapers, along with a diaper bag, burp cloths and a crocheted hat. Auxiliary Director Kristi Nichols says the annual New Year's baby celebration is a fun time.

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Eden Silver is the first actual New Year's Day baby at Newman Regional Health since 2012.

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