Wayne Memorial welcomes first baby of 2020

Honesdale. Say hello to baby Jaxon.

| 03 Jan 2020 | 07:15

“A great and emotional experience” is how Sammi Green and Ryan Conklin described the birth of their son Jaxon, the very first baby born at Wayne Memorial Hospital in 2020.

Little Jaxon arrived via a scheduled cesarean section at 8:05 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2 He was delivered by Eric Rittenhouse, MD, from the Women’s Health Center, Honesdale.

Baby Jaxon weighed in at 7 pounds, 14.6 ounces.

The New Beginnings Birthing Suites staff presented the Clifford couple with a basket of goodies, including blankets, onesies, a stuffed animal, a crocheted hat and body lotion for mom.

“The staff was fabulous and very supportive,” said dad Ryan.

Donna Cortright, RN, was their primary care nurse for the delivery. Jaxon has two step-brothers.