January 4, 2021
First Baby of 2021
The first baby born in 2021 at the William Newton Family Birthing Center was delivered at 1:33 a.m. on Friday, January 1.
Mason Cooper Tatum, son of Matthew and Sheila Tatum of Burden, weighed seven pounds nine ounces and was 19.5 inches long.
Baby Mason joins a brother and sister, and was delivered by Tarena Sisk, MSN, APRN, CNM-I.
The William Newton Family Birthing Center is equipped with seven private rooms and two birthing suites. In 2020, William Newton Hospital welcomed 290 newborns to its nursery.
Matthew Tatum, right, and wife Sheila, center, embrace son Mason, William Newton Hospital’s New Year’s Baby delivered by Tarena Sisk, MSN, APRN, CNM-I, left.