First Baby in 2017


Scotland County Hospital in Memphis is pleased to announce the first baby born in 2017 at the Women's Center.  Orson Kane West, the son of Kristen Dunning & Cody West of Fort Madison, IA, was born on January 4, 2017, at 4:45 am and weighs 8 lbs-8 oz and is 21.5 inches long.  He is welcomed home by his big brother Oliver.  Dr. Brigitte Cormier delivered the baby.  Dr. Cormier is no stranger to this family.  She delivered Orson's older brother at Scotland County Hospital's Women's Center two years ago.

Grandparents are Mark & Debbie West of Hamilton, IL; Bill Dunning of Bloomfield, IA; and Amy Tarpein of Hamilton, IL.

Orson and his parents received a shower of gifts from the following businesses, individuals and organizations: Community Bank of Memphis; Cook's Men's Store; Countryside Flowers; Harrison Insurance Agency; Kim Nicoli, Attorney; Laser Creations-Aaron & Stacie Dannenhauer; Memphis Farm & Home; Exchange Bank of Northeast Missouri; Payne Funeral Chapel; Scotland County Health & Fitness Center; RPM Truck Accessories; US Bank; SCCC/SCH Auxiliary; Sew & Go Quilt Guild of Scotland & Schuyler Counties.

The Women's Center & staff were busy following Orson's birth.  Baby girl Avery Paige, the daughter of Emily & Brent, was born a few hours later at 3:05 pm and later that evening, baby boy Theodore James, the son of Cody & Kelsey, was born at 1:38 am.

Photo Bi-Line: Dr. Brigitte Cormier along with OB Nurses, Barbie Courtright & Tonya Small are pictured with the First Baby of 2017 at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Orson Kane and his parents, Cody & Kristen.

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