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FIRST BABY OF 2007
By LISA BRITTON
Cameryn Conklin was barely 15 hours old before his parents started arguing over whose turn it was to change his diaper.
"Oh, it's your turn," Bryan Conklin said as the baby stretched in his arms.
"Nope, it's your turn," Joy Conklin said with a grin.
Baby Cameryn was born at 1:35 a.m. Wednesday. He was the first baby of 2007 born at St. Elizabeth Health Services.
Joy had been sent home three times during her 40-hour labor.
"He was just taking his sweet little time," she said.
Before settling in for the night Tuesday, the couple decided to make one more trip to the hospital.
"The nurse said, don't go home you're having a baby,'" Joy said.
The new parents were exhausted when Cameryn finally made an appearance.
"I was running on an hour and a half of sleep," Bryan said.
"I was running on no sleep," Joy said.
As his parents bantered, Cameryn nestled in his mom's arms with his eyes wide open.
"He's not that fussy at all," Joy said.
"Just like his dad this morning, Cameryn was sleeping in front of the TV," Bryan chuckled.