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Baton Rouge General's Birth Center Welcomes First Mother's Day Baby of 2017

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Baton Rouge, LA – On Mother's Day morning, Jewel Kougl and Matt Poss welcomed baby boy William Alexander Poss into the world at Baton Rouge General’s Birth Center.

Born 19 inches long on May 14, 2017 at 6:28 a.m., 7 lb., 8 oz. William Alexander was the first Mother's Day baby of the year born at the hospital. Mother and baby are both doing great.

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Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s the first and only not-for-profit community hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General opened its doors in 1900 and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital since 1991, Baton Rouge General serves as a satellite campus of Tulane University School of Medicine, and offers other medical education programs, including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.