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It’s a girl!

First baby born in Northern Health delivered at UHNBC
University Hospital of Northern B.C., in Prince George. (UBC photo)

The first baby born in the Northern Health region of 2024 is a girl.

Baby Holland was born at University Hospital of Northern British Columbia on Jan. 1 at 1:04 a.m. to Amy and Jaden Janzen of Burns Lake, weighing in at six pounds, eight ounces.

Meanwhile, the first baby born in Terrace is a boy.

Baby Declan was born at Mills Memorial Hospital at 2:38 a.m. to parents Savannah Pelletier and Brian Hiltz of Haida Gwaii, weighing in at seven pounds, nine ounces.

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