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First 2018 Mardi Gras Baby Arrives at Baton Rouge General’s Birth Center

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Baton Rouge, LA – On Mardi Gras morning, Jatasha Hardy and Kasson Allen welcomed baby boy Rin Nero Allen into the world at Baton Rouge General’s Birth Center.


Born February 13, 2018 at 10:43 a.m., 6 lb., 15 oz. Rin was the first Mardi Gras baby born at the hospital this year. The family is doing great.

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Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first 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.