First Baby of the New Year Doing Well at Essentia Health-Fargo

The birthplace at Essentia Health-Fargo welcomes the first baby of the New Year.

Little Evelyn Lou Banish made her entrance into the world at 12:27 a.m. Her proud parents are Marla and Robert Banish of Milnor, N.D. This is the couple's third child. Evelyn came into the world at 3 pounds, 15 inches long.

Evelyn is currently in the NICU, however she is happy, healthy and doing well! Her original due date was Feb. 14.