First newborn of 2018 at Fairview Hospital is Liliana Roots

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By Wednesday, Jan 3 Births
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Michelle O'Boyle with her daughter Liliana Summer Roots. the first newborn of 2018 at the Family Birthplace at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington.

Fairview Hospital welcomed the first baby of 2018 on Jan. 2 at 2:54 a.m. Liliana Summer Roots was born to Michelle O’Boyle and James Roots of Hancock. She weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces and was 18 and a half inches long. Liliana wears a unique baby cap hand-knit by Fairview volunteer Elaine Fitzpatrick of Great Barrington. Each month, Fitzpatrick knits a hat for each baby expected to be born at the Family Birthplace at Fairview.

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