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Baby boy first 2014 newborn at Adventist La Grange Memorial

Published: Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 1:01 p.m. CST

LA GRANGE – The first baby born in 2014 at Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital entered the world at 6:43 a.m. Jan. 1.

Lukas Knuth was born to Eirka and Christian Knuth of Wilmette. At birth, Lukas weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Lukas, the couple's first child, was delivered through a water birth by certified nurse midwife Beth Helme-Smith.

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