Ready for his close-up: Wayne County's first baby of the new year makes his debut
By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on January 2, 2013 1:46 PM
Little Elliott Asher Zachwieja sleeps in his mom, Amanda's arms, oblivious to the fact that he is now First Baby of 2013.
Amanda and Daniel Zachwieja welcome their newborn baby boy, Elliott Asher, into the world at Wayne Memorial Hospital Tuesday. Baby Elliott, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, was the first born of the New Year for Wayne County at the time of 5:13 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2013. He has a sister, Juliet, 7.
When Amanda Zachwieja started having contractions around 2 p.m. Monday afternoon, her initial thoughts were not on winning any sort of pool predicting the baby's birth -- they were on doing her job. "I was having contractions, but they weren't...
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