First Baby Born in 2017 in Rockford

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Rockford has a new resident- the first new year’s baby.

SwedishAmerican welcomed him in the early hours this morning.

Little Blake Hooper was born at 2:31 this morning, coming in at 7 lbs,7 oz. , and 20 inches long.

He’s the third child  for Sara Brush and Mark Hooper.

His parents say it was a fairly fast labor, and everyone is happy and healthy.

Congratulations to the Hooper family!!

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