Lakewood Health welcomes its 1st baby of 2021

Lakewood Health System is an independent rural healthcare system founded in 1936 with a hospital and clinic in Staples, primary care clinics in Browerville, Eagle Bend, Motley and Pillager, and a dermatology clinic, and skin and laser center in Sartell.

Katie Bounds and Brandon Lorentz welcome the arrival of their new baby girl, Charli Kaye, who is the first baby of the new year at Lakewood Health System in Staples. Submitted photo

Lakewood Health System in Staples welcomed its first baby of 2021 at 4:42 p.m. Friday, Jan. 1.

Parents Katie Bounds and Brandon Lorentz of Wadena welcomed daughter Charli Kaye, who weighed in at 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and at 20.5 inches long.

The Lakewood Health System Auxiliary and Piecemakers Quilting Club of Staples presented gifts to the family in honor of the new year. The Auxiliary gave a gift of $50 and the Piecemakers Quilting Club gave a handmade baby quilt, prepared just for the 2021 New Yearโ€™s baby.

All patients who give birth at Lakewood Health System receive a variety of gifts and a complementary home visit by the expectations team and a case of diapers.

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