The New Year’s Baby at Bridgton Hospital is Ephrin Jacob Harlow, pictured with mom, Gina L. Hotham, and dad, Christopher Harlow, and big brother Garrett Harlow 2.

First-born of 2007 welcomed at Bridgton

BRIDGTON – The first baby to arrive at Bridgton Hospital in 2007 was born to Gina L. (Bean) Hotham and Christopher J. Harlow of West Paris at 8:19 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11. Their new son, Ephrin Jacob Harlow, weighed 9 pounds.

Certified Nurse Midwife Jane Mills, Blue Moon Midwives, Norway and Bridgton, assisted in the delivery.

Baby and mom were presented a number of gifts from hospital friends and area businesses. Gifts included two $50 savings bonds, hairstyling gift certificate, a floral bouquet from the employees of Bridgton Hospital and Bridgton Hospital Physician Group, gift basket from the Special Delivery Family Birthing Center nursing staff and a gift check from the Bridgton Hospital Guild.

Ephrin joins Kelsey Mills, 8, Natalia Mills, 6, and Garrett Harlow, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Waywood and Faye Taylor, Bryant Pond, and paternal grandparents are Scott and Judy Lewis, West Paris, and Kerry and Trudy Harlow, Bryant Pond. Great-grandparents are Burna Wilson, Bryant Pond; Myron (Bid) Harlow, Bryant Pond; Richard Bean and Fern Bean.

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