The event is sponsored by The Community and Children's Resource Board.
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Thursday, December 13, 2012
About twice as many babies were born as usual at SSM St. Joseph Health Center.
Hospital staff in the family birthplace at SSM St. Joseph Health Center hustled a little faster than usual Wednesday—12-12-12. By noon, four babies were born and at least four more were expected to arrive before midnight. "It's about double our normal amount," said Heather Perry, director of the Family Birthplace. Two of the deliveries were scheduled, Perry said, and two others were spontaneous. "Parents were excited," she said. Casey Otten, 28, was induced on Dec. 11, her due date. Her son, Alaric McKenna, was born in the morning on Dec. 12. "I knew he would come sometime today," she said Wednesday, adding that she'd long hoped for a 12-12-12 birthday. "I thought it would be the coolest thing in the world. I've been talking about it …