(January 1, 2017 – Orillia, ON) The first baby of the New Year born at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) arrived at 2:03 am.
Hailee Rose Hall tipped the scale at five pounds, three ounces, and is the daughter to Melissa Jackson and Garry Hall of Parry Sound. Hailee has two siblings, sister Starr-Lynn, and brother Cleeo.
“I wasn’t expecting to have the New Year’s baby,” said mother Melissa, who said Hailee arrived approximately 2 weeks ahead of schedule. She was referred to Orillia following an ultrasound in Parry Sound.
Mother and daughter are resting comfortably.
Approximately 900 babies are born at OSMH each year.
Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) is located in Orillia, Ontario (just 114 kilometres north of Toronto) and serves more than 440,000 residents in North Simcoe Muskoka. OSMH provides a comprehensive range of programs and services, including medical, surgical and emergency care, dialysis, obstetrical and paediatric care, mental health and rehabilitation services. For more information please visit our website at www.osmh.on.ca.
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Director, Community Relations