THE Northern Echo has launched a regular article in which we welcome your newborn babies to the world.

This week we feature Eleanor Phoebe Cooper.

Eleanor was born on Wednesday, January 1 - New Year's Day at 4.27pm - six weeks early.

She was due on February 11.

Mum Laura Hodgson and dad Jordan Cooper sent the following wish, 'for all the things my hands have held the best by far is you'.

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Eleanor was born in Darlington Memorial Hospital and she weighed 4lb 11oz.

Laura and Jordan said: "Mummy and daddy will always love you and wish you a happy future and can't wait to celebrate many years with you."

Eleanor spent two weeks in the special care baby unit before being taken home due to being born early.

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