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IU Health Methodist welcomes New Year's baby to start off 2020

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Posted at 12:52 PM, Jan 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-01 12:56:46-05

INDIANAPOLIS — IU Health Methodist welcomed their first baby of the decade at 7:06 a.m. New Year's Day.

Eliza Genesis Sanchez Rodriquez was born weighing 7 pounds and 14 ounces. Her proud parents, Carmen Rodriguez-Mendoza and Jorge Sanchez are both from Indianapolis and received a large gift basket of baby supplies for delivering the first baby of the new year at IU Health.

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Eliza Genesis Sanchez Rodriquez was born weighing 7 pounds and 14 ounces. Her proud parents, Carmen Rodriguez-Mendoza and Jorge Sanchez say she has a big brother and sister at home waiting for her.

Eliza arrived a week early, her due date was January 7.

"So our New Year's plans became going to the hospital," Carmel said.

Eliza is Carmen and Jorge's third child. She has a brother and a sister at home waiting for her.