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Hudson's first baby of 2014 born to River Falls couple

Elizabeth Barry-Jensen, CNM, Hudson Physicians, and 2014 newest baby Griffin Gerald Anfinson being held by parents Laura and Jason Anfinson of River Falls. Submitted photo to Hudson Star Observer.

The first baby of the new year at the Hudson Hospital Birth Center was born Jan. 1 at 7:39 a.m. to Jason and Laura Anfinson of River Falls.

The baby weighed 9 pounds, 12 ounces and was 22 ¼ inches long. Laura said Griffin was due on Dec. 29, but waited until Jan. 1.

“Our midwife Elizabeth Barry-Jensen and the Hudson Hospital Birth Center nurses took such good care of us, and I am so glad we had our baby at Hudson,” Laura said. The couple received a gift basket, compliments of Hudson Hospital Birth Center.