Medford welcomes first baby of 2019
Aspirus Birthing Center in Medford welcomed its first baby of the year at 1:05 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. Karson was born to parents Brittany Riggins and Noah Wall of Phillips. At birth, Karson weighed seven pounds, seven ounces and was 20 inches in length.
For being Aspirus Birthing Center-Medford’s first baby of 2019, Karson and his family received a laundry basket filled with gifts donated by area businesses and individuals. Aspirus Medford Hospital & Clinics’ CEO Dale Hustedt presented the family with the basket.
“Even if Karson wasn’t the first baby of the year, he’d still be the perfect start to our year,” Riggins said.
Those donating to the basket included: AbbyBank, Abiding Care Pregnancy Resource Center, Healthy Skin & Body LLC; H&R Block (Medford), Little Store Senior Crafts & More, Medford County Market, Medford Dental Clinic, S.C. and Stephanie Dray.