NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — TriStar Health's first baby of 2021 was born at TriStar Summit Medical Center at 12:02 a.m.
Hospital officials said Harlow Rose Huntington rang in the new year weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and 18.5 inches long.
Her parents, Rashon and Ashley Huntington of Lebanon, welcomed their healthy baby girl after she was delivered by Dr. Logan Williams, OB/GYN. She joins big sister Hailey Ray, who is 8 years old.
Ashley Huntington shared the following statement:
“I would like to thank the medical team at TriStar Summit Medical Center. First, I want to thank Dr. Halcomb, who made me feel safe and encouraged throughout my pandemic pregnancy. Her expertise and gentle spirit made me feel at ease each time I attended an appointment. Secondly, Dr. Williams, thank you for providing coverage for Dr. Halcomb and delivering my beautiful and healthy baby girl! You came in and rocked it! You listened to me, explained every procedure, and collaborated with me to create the birth plan that was most appropriate for my circumstances. You made clear recommendations and executed the plan perfectly! Lastly, the labor and delivery medical team has been AWESOME! Each team member I’ve encountered has been a pleasure to work with and made sure that my family and I received the best treatment and care. I appreciate Tristar Summit Medical Center for everything that you have done for my family. Thank you and, God bless you all.”
“We are thrilled to welcome the first baby of the New Year,” said Lindsay Leasure, Director of Maternity Services in a press release. “Providing support to a family who brings a new life into the world is truly a privilege and honor. The birth of a child is a beautiful way to begin 2021. Thank you for sharing your special moment with us.”
The family recieved a New Year gift basket in honor of their special delivery. The TriStar Health family of hospitals delivers over 7,000 babies annually.