It took 7 days, but finally the first baby of 2017 was born at Mount Desert Island Hospital on Saturday, January 7th!

Isabelle Marie Parsons was born on January 7th at 7:01 AM. She is the daughter of Shelby and Chris Parsons and the grandaughter of Lisa Krautwald and little sister to Benjamin.

As the first baby born at MDI Hospital in 2017 she received a gift basket with donations from several area businesses.