St. Francois County’s First Baby of 2023 Arrives at Parkland Health Center
It’s a boy! Paige and Lance Gilliam are the proud parents of a son, Chayce Leon Gilliam, the first baby born in St. Francois County in 2023. Chayce was born at Parkland Health Center in Farmington on January 3, 2023, at 7:11 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 2 ounces and measuring 19 inches long. Dr. Joan Azoury was the delivering physician. Chayce will make his home in Farmington with his parents and two siblings, Mia and Brayden.
“I was blessed to be part of this amazing experience with this wonderful couple,” said Dr Azoury. “I am very confident that baby Chayce will grow up to be a famous NHL player!”
As the first baby born in the new year, Selena Earnest, RN, presented the Gilliam family with a gift basket complete with diapers, blankets, infant toys, bath essentials, books, and more, compliments of Parkland Health Center.
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