Brookings, S.D. – Jan. 4, 2020 – Philippa Taylor Escondrillas Smith arrived at 6:06 p.m. on Jan. 1, 2021, making her the first baby of the New Year born at Brookings Health System.
Philippa is the daughter of Macarena Escondrillas and Taylor Smith of Brookings, S.D. She weighed eight pounds and one ounce and measured 19.5 inches long. Mother and baby are both doing well.
The New Year’s Baby and her parents received a variety of toys, baby products, and, gift certificates of cash and services from local businesses and organizations. Contributors to the New Year’s Baby gift basket include:
January 4, 2021