Published on January 01, 2018

Oh Baby! Essentia Health-Fargo welcomes New Year's Baby

The birthplace at Essentia Health-Fargo welcomes the first baby of the New Year. Little Evelyn Lou Banish made her entrance into the world at 12:27 a.m. Her proud parents are Marla and Robert Banish of Milnor, N.D. This is the couple's third child. Evelyn came into the world at 3 pounds, 15 inches long.

Evelyn is currently in the NICU, however she is happy, healthy and doing well! Her original due date was Feb. 14.

Media interested in interviewing Evelyn's parents are welcome at 1 p.m. at the 32nd Ave. hospital in Fargo. Please enter the front doors where Jordan Schroeer, our media relations specialist, will meet you and bring you all up at once.

Media will not be allowed in the NICU to photograph the child. Pictures shortly after birth are attached.