Springfield's first baby of 2014 was born early on Jan. 1 at Cox South: Judah Erikson Hansen, a 10 lb. 2 oz. baby boy was born at 12:11 a.m. Baby Judah is the son of Erik and Amber Hansen of Springfield.
CoxHealth proudly welcomed 2014’s first baby with a congratulations basket (below) featuring a hooded bath towel, a commemorative shadow box for first photos and footprints, a stuffed toy elephant and an assortment of baby necessities. The basket also includes a $50 gift card from the CoxHealth Auxiliary Gift Shop.
First baby of 2014 at Cox Monett
The first baby of 2014 was born New Year’s night at Cox Monett Hospital. Tate Goetz, a 9 lb. 1 oz. little boy was born at 8:48 p.m. Tate is the son of Ty and Courtney Goetz of Monett. Tate will be welcomed home by two siblings: 6-year-old Carsyn and 3-year-old Tucker. Courtney is an L & D nurse at Cox Monett and Ty is a school teacher with the Monett School District. The family received a congratulations basket from the hospital and prizes from area businesses.
The first baby born in Branson in 2014 is Logan Oliver Lee Burall from Reuter, Missouri.
He was born at CoxHealth Family Beginnings-Branson at 8:18 p.m., Jan. 1, 2014. He weighs 8 lbs, 11 oz and is 20 inches long. His proud parents Jennifer Ellison and Issac Burall are excited to share experiences with him this year and well into the future.
“I look forward to teaching him everything I know,” says Ellison. “And I know one day Issac wants to teach him how to work on cars.”