SSM Health St. Clare Hospital welcomed its first baby of 2019, Scarlett Spies, on Tuesday, Jan. 1 at 2:43 a.m. She weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces and was 19 inches long. She is the first child of Nathan Spies and Kaitlin Love of St. Louis. The hospital gave the family a gift basket filled with blankets, bibs, toys and other necessities to congratulate them on being the hospital’s first baby of 2019.
Mercy Hospital South welcomed it first baby of 2019, Edin Malic, on Tuesday, Jan. 1. He was 7 pounds, 12 ounces and 21 and a half inches long. He is the first child for Minela and Adin Malic of Imperial. As the first baby born at the hospital in 2019, the Malics received a gift basket of fun and useful baby items.