MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — As Minnesotans enter their ninth month of isolation and social distancing, the first babies of the COVID-19 era are being born.
One of these babies is Ivy Elisabeth Kennealy, who was born on Black Friday at United Hospital in St. Paul to Jocelyn and Brendan Kennealy.READ MORE: How Feds Are Working To Crack Down On Crimes Committed With Illegal Firearms
“A real doorbuster,” her mother joked, adding: “She’s been perfect, she’s been great.”
How it started How it’s going pic.twitter.com/AqLDoo4y4W
— Jocelyn Kennealy (@JoceKennealy) December 1, 2020READ MORE: House Ethics Complaint Against Rep. John Thompson Dismissed After He Agrees To Apologize
Her father told WCCO This Morning that the couple’s “quarantine project” has been solely focused on having a child safely during the global pandemic.
“We figured gestating would pass the time, so why not?” Jocelyn Kennealy said.
To other couples facing a similar situation, she offered this advice: “Hunker down. It’s a hard time to have a baby. It’s a hard time to have something so fun and exciting and not be able to share it in the way that you want to.”MORE NEWS: Eviction Moratorium Update: Without An Extension, What Happens To Renters After July 31?
To learn more about Ivy Elisabeth’s birth, visit Brendan Kennealy’s Medium article.
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