Baby Emmie Jean Dustin, daughter of Taylor Dustin and Cydney Shaum of Flagstaff, was born at 12:39 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 1, making her the first baby born at Flagstaff Medical Center. Baby Dustin weighs 6 pounds, 4 ounces and measures 18 and a half inches long. Taylor was able to help deliver his daughter.
“I was able to catch her. I guess it doesn’t happen very often, so it was one of those once in a lifetime chances.”Taylor Dustin
Baby Cora Alyse Ashford, daughter of Scott and Sonya Ashford of Cottonwood, was born at 7:49 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 1, making her the first baby born at Verde Valley Medical Center. Baby Ashford weighs 6 pounds, 5 ounces and measures 18 inches long. This is the couple’s first child.
“I was scheduled to be induced tomorrow, but she decided to make her grand entrance on New Year’s.”Sonya Ashford