DECH New Year’s Baby

Caleb Neptune, pictured with his mother Sage Neptune, was the first baby born at Down East Community Hospital in 2017.


On January 8 at 8:46 am, Sage Neptune of Pleasant Point delivered the first baby born at Down East Community Hospital for 2017.  Caleb, the very handsome son of Sage Neptune and Tyler Davis, weighed in at a healthy 9 lbs., 3 oz.  He is the third grandchild of Wilfred and Patricia Neptune and the first grandchild of Erica and Brian Davis. 

 Sage, who was cared for by Dr. Inegbenijie, Dr. Dwight, and the nurses in OB said, said this about her experience at DECH “The nurses and the doctors are great and I feel very blessed to have everyone here caring for me, they are all so helpful.”

 Sage was the recipient of the baby basket put together for the New Year Baby with items from DECH and Community businesses.  She was surprised by the amount of gifts was very appreciative, “Thanks everyone so much for the basket. There were so many things from the hospital and local businesses. I just kept pulling out gift after gift.”

 The gift basket that was presented to the family was filled with donations made by the following local area businesses: Archibald’s, Bangor Savings Bank, Bar Harbor Bank, Berry Vines, Bella Vita, Bluebird Restaurant, Camden National Bank, Down East Credit Union, Dunkin Donuts, EBS, Helen’s Restaurant, Machias Hardware, Machias Laundromat, Machias Dental, Machias Savings Bank, Maine Books for Maine Kids, McDonald’s, Napa Auto Parts, Parlin Gardens, Pat’s Pizza, Subway Restaurant, Tom’s Mini Mart, True Value, Viking Lumber, Whole Foods Market.