Jewel Ann Rogers is the 2018 first baby of the year born at Acadian Medical Center in Eunice. Jewel was born at 7:34 a.m. Tuesday and weighed 7 pounds and measuring 20 inches in length. She is the daughter of Jermil and Jasmine Rogers of Rayne. Jewel was also named Rayne’s first baby of the year for 2018. Jasmine’s due date was Jan. 6, however, baby Jewel made her appearance earlier. “We were completely surprised. I was hoping I would deliver her earlier than Jan. 6,” said Jasmine. Jasmine’s OB/GYN physician is Dr. Kayla Fontenot and baby Jewel’s doctor is Dr. Marin Dawson-Caswell, a pediatrician in Rayne. Jasmine is the couple’s first born, and she was delivered by C-section. The Rogers have been married for five years. Grandparents of Jewel are Harriet Rogers of Rayne, Joseph Rogers of Crowley, Veronica White of Rayne and Paul Francis of Rayne. The Rogers family was gifted with complimentary gifts of baby items, including: diapers, formula, baby wipes, a baby cap, baby wash, a gift card, and much more from Acadian Medical Center. (Photo by Myra Miller)
Jewel Ann Rogers is the 2018 first baby of the year born at Acadian Medical Center in Eunice.