Saturday, Jan. 07


FIRST NEWBORN OF 2006 ARRIVES AT ALMH        Send a link to a friend

[JAN. 07, 2006]  LINCOLN –Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital’s Family Maternity Suites welcomed the first baby of 2006 at 10:50 a.m. on Thursday, January 5. Three more babies were delivered within the next 24 hour period.

 Devonne Coppinger, Shay Lynn Rose Girard, Josh Girard

The healthy baby girl is named Shay Lynn Rose Girard. Her proud parents are Devonne Coppinger and Josh Girard of Lincoln. She was delivered by Dr. Kristin Green-Morrow. Her birth weight was 7 pounds 2 ounces and she was 18 inches long.

Since she was the first baby of the new year, ALMH presented Shay Lynn Rose and her family with gifts. Babies R Us in Springfield also presented the family with items from their store.

ALMH’S Family Maternity Suites is a state-of-the-art obstetrical center, which offers private labor-delivery-recovery rooms with private restrooms and shows, an operating suite for cesareans, and individual care for moms and babies. It opened in August 2001. To see photos of the Family Maternity Suites or to learn more about the other healthcare services offered at ALMH, visit

[News release]

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