This year’s Kootenay Lake Hospital New Years baby, Poppy Lux Postnikoff, with her family. L-R: Lola, Emmi, Amanda (Mom), Noa, Harper, Jake (Dad), Poppy, Grace and Mady. Photo: Submitted

This year’s Kootenay Lake Hospital New Years baby, Poppy Lux Postnikoff, with her family. L-R: Lola, Emmi, Amanda (Mom), Noa, Harper, Jake (Dad), Poppy, Grace and Mady. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Lake Hospital welcomes first baby of 2021

Poppy Lux Postnikoff was born to parents Amanda and Jake Postnikoff of Castlegar

Poppy Lux Postnikoff entered the world on New Years Day to discover that she has six big sisters.

She was born at Kootenay Lake Hospital on Jan. 1 at 2:23 p.m. to parents Amanda and Jake Postnikoff of Castlegar.

Poppy, who weighed six pounds, joins sisters Mady, Emmi, Lola, Harper, Grace and Noa as well as brother Cooper.

“They are all doing wonderfully,” Amanda Postnikoff told the Nelson Star. “We’re actually a blended family. They have so much love for their little sibling, their little sister. They’re all very excited about her.”

Poppy Lux Postnikoff at Kootenay Lake Hospital on New Years Day. Photo: Interior Health

Poppy Lux Postnikoff at Kootenay Lake Hospital on New Years Day. Photo: Interior Health

In Trail, parents Patricia Nadeau and Jerome Brule of Castlegar welcomed Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital’s first baby of 2021 on Jan. 2 at 11:10 p.m. He weighed 8 lb. 1 oz. and has an older brother Samuel, 3.

The New Years baby for the entire Interior Health region was born in Kelowna at 1:22 a.m. at Kelowna General Hospital. She hasn’t been named yet. Her parents are Ashley and Tyler Robinson. She is 8 lb. 10 oz. and has an older sister Emma, 2.

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