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North Forsyth Hospital family delivers first baby of New Year



CUMMING, Ga. — At 2:19 a.m. Jan. 1, Northside Hospital Forsyth delivered the first baby of 2018.

Liana Keidong arrived weighing 6 pounds and 14 ounces. The 20-inch long baby girl’s proud parents are Shea Tungett, 28, and Erik Keidong, 29, of Gainesville in north Forsyth County. Liana will join her brother, Raiden Keidong, 4.

“She was born right on her due date. I didn’t have any contractions, my water just broke and five hours later I had her,” Tungett said. “All of our family is in Florida and they all want to come up and meet her.”

Known for its maternity and newborn programs, the Northside Hospital Forsyth Women’s Center offers comprehensive services for labor and delivery, Level III neonatal intensive care, high-risk perinatal diagnostics and parenting and newborn classes.

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