Welcoming the first baby of 2022 and the last baby of 2021 at Carson Tahoe Health


Morgan Bragg and Cameron Bragg welcome first baby born of 2022 – Priscilla Bragg

Priscilla Bragg, Carson-Tahoe Regional Medical Center’s first baby in 2022, has stepped into the New Year, “very quickly,” her mother, Morgan Bragg said on Saturday morning.

After being induced Thursday, “I lost my water at 11:55 pm Friday and she was born at 12:50 am Saturday,” Bragg said.

“I feel a little tired and sore, but I’m so happy… I’m so happy that she’s healthy.”

The staff at Carson Tahoe Health helped make the delivery as smooth as possible for Morgan and her husband, Cameron.

“Everyone was super attentive and ready to answer all of our questions,” said Bragg.
Priscilla is the couple’s first child, weighing 5 pounds 9 ounces and measuring 20.9 inches.

Morgan Bragg works as a manager at Jimmy John’s and her husband Cameron is a mechanic at Ford.

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Anastasia Hershey and Robert Johnson welcome the last baby of 2021 – Florence Marion Johnson

Anastasia Hershey and Robert Johnson are excitedly ringing in the New Year after ending 2021 on a high note.

They welcomed their first daughter Florence Marion Johnson at 10:55 p.m. Friday. Florence entered the world weighing 8 pounds, 1.5 ounces and was 20 inches tall and even earned the title of ‘Last Baby Born’ in Carson City in 2021.

“I feel great, excited and tired, but I’m so excited for my adorable baby girl,” Hershey said.
Hershey, a graduate student / archaeologist, and Johnson, a geologist, both made the long trip to Carson Tahoe Health from Winnemucca to welcome their baby girl.

The new parents were grateful for a smooth delivery.

“My experience with Carson Tahoe has been awesome! We’re very happy and everyone was great, ”Hershey said.

It has been a busy year for the Women and Children Department at Carson Tahoe Health. They set a record for most babies ever given birth in a single year with 1,070 in 2021, nearly 100 more babies born than in 2020.

The two families celebrated their new babies with baskets from Carson Tahoe Health, new onesies, soft toys and lanolin cream to support Baby-Friendly initiatives.
As the only Baby-Friendly Hospital in the area, Carson Tahoe is proud to support optimal outcomes for moms and their little ones. Learn more at CarsonTahoe.com/BabyFriendly.


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