Posted on January 3rd, 2013 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Baby New Year Brings More Than You Expect® to Speare
PLYMOUTH, N.H. — While there are plenty of books about what to expect during pregnancy, labor and delivery, Lilly Shae Nicole Hanson didn’t go by the book. She was born eight days ahead of her due date on January 1 at 3:29 p.m., weighing in at 7 lbs., 5 oz., and 19.5 inches long. Lilly made her debut just 45 minutes after her mom, Kimberly Phillips, came to the emergency room at Speare Memorial Hospital while in route from her home in Lancaster to a hospital further south.
Phillips explains, “Lilly wasn’t due until January 9, but I had a scheduled c-section for the third. However, my water broke at home. We were about halfway there and I knew I wouldn’t make it in time. My sister said the closest hospital was in Plymouth, so we came to Speare.”
“The whole experience has been more than you expect,” Phillips continues. “Everyone here at Speare has been fantastic . . . the people here are amazing.” Lilly joins big brother Ty, age two.
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