She came into the world at 9:24 a.m. on New Year’s Day thus earning the honor of being the first baby born this year at St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick.
Savannah Grace, born to Katie Ford and Dan Ferris of Montgomery, NY, weighed six pounds, 19 oz., and measured 20 1/2 inches long.
Obstetrician Dr. James Brockunier was the attending physician assisted by nurses Carol Mangiameli and Janice Hoogenhuis.
“Everyone here is wonderful,” said Ford, “It was the best experience. I love this facility and I would recommend this hospital to anyone.”