Saint Joseph London, part of KentuckyOne Health, welcomed its first baby of 2017 at 11:21 a.m. on Sunday, January 1, 2017. Hughie Davidson and Martha Hensley of Oneida, KY, welcomed Hughie Davidson II to the family. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Each year, hospital staff work with local businesses to create a welcome wagon for the year’s first baby, including gift certificates, diapers and assorted gifts. “The arrival of the first baby born in the new year is highly anticipated,” said Paula Marcum, manager, Saint Joseph London Birthing Center. “Each year, we look forward to working with local businesses to help make this arrival even more special for the family.”