Babies ring in the New Year at Kadlec

It was a busy New Year ’s Eve and New Year’s day in the delivery room at Kadlec Regional Medical Center.

December 31 saw 9 babies born at Kadlec Regional Medical Center, including a set of twins Saturday night at 11:14 pm. 

A West Richland couple Sunday morning welcomed in Kadlec's first baby of 2017. Kayd Caroline Pihl was born at 6:12 am, weighing 9 pounds, 2 ounces. Her parents are Dakata and Ty Pihl of West Richland. Dr. Kris Kobalter handled the delivery. 

The Pihls will receive a gift bag that includes a specially made blanket by Kadlec Auxiliary volunteers, $50 gift certificate to the Kadlec Gift Shop and a commemorative stuffed bear.