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UTMC staff celebrate first baby girl born in 2023

Hospital staff said the baby was born just before 3 a.m.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — One East Tennessee family is celebrating 2023 with a new addition.

UT Medical Center announced its first baby girl of the new year was born Sunday. 

Hannah and Taylor Fatheree welcomed their daughter, Whitley Rae, just before 3 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces. 

UT Medical Center shared photos of the family along with nurses Kathleen Thompson and Meghan Binns. Dr. Welch-Charles delivered the child.

What better way to start the New Year than with the delivery of a beautiful baby girl. Congratulations to Hannah & Taylor on the birth of their New Year's baby. Happy New Year!

Posted by UT Medical Center on Sunday, January 1, 2023

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