Toledo area’s 1st baby of ’13 delivered at Flower

1/2/2013
BLADE STAFF
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Proud parents Brittany Spoldt and Dan Poulin hold the Toledo area's first baby of 2013 Eli John. Eli was born at Flower Hospital in Sylvania at 1:28 a.m.

Proud parents Brittany Spoldt and Dan Poulin hold the Toledo area's first baby of 2013 Eli John. Eli was born at Flower Hospital in Sylvania at 1:28 a.m.
Proud parents Brittany Spoldt and Dan Poulin hold the Toledo area's first baby of 2013 Eli John. Eli was born at Flower Hospital in Sylvania at 1:28 a.m.

The Toledo area's first New Year's baby made his arrival at Flower Hospital, one hour and 28 minutes into 2013.

Eli John was born at 1:28 a.m. to parents Britney Stoldt and Daniel Poulin of Toledo. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 21 inches long. 

And while Flower Hospital in Sylvania claimed the honor of delivering the area's first baby, Toledo Hospital was a close second with a baby born at 3:31 a.m. followed by a baby born at St. Luke's Hospital in Maumee born at 4:34 a.m.

Bay Park Community Hospital, Oregon, was a distant fourth with a baby delivered at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.