Morgan Bragg and Cameron Bragg welcomed the first baby born of 2022 – Priscilla Bragg
Priscilla Bragg, Carson-Tahoe Regional Medical Center’s first baby of 2022 made her entrance into the New Year, “really fast,” her mother, Morgan Bragg said Saturday morning.
After being induced on Thursday, “my water broke at 11:55 p.m. on Friday and she was born at 12:50 a.m. Saturday,” Bragg said.
“I’m feeling a little tired, and sore, but I’m so happy … I’m so happy she is healthy.”
Staff at Carson Tahoe Health helped make the delivery as smooth as possible for Morgan and her husband, Cameron.
“Everyone was super attentive and willing to answer any questions we had,” Bragg said.
Priscilla is the couple’s first child, weighing 5 pounds and 9 ounces and measuring 20.9-inches tall.
Morgan Bragg works as a manager at Jimmy John’s and her husband Cameron is a mechanic at Ford.
Anastasia Hershey and Robert Johnson welcomed 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. on Friday. Florence entered the world weighing 8 pounds, 1.5 ounces and was 20 inches long and even got the title of the “last baby born” in Carson City during 2021.
“I’m feeling great, excited and tired, but I’m so excited for my adorable little girl,” said Hershey.
Hershey, a graduate student/archeologist and Johnson, a geologist both made the long journey to Carson Tahoe Health from Winnemucca to welcome their little girl.
The new parents were grateful for a smooth delivery.
“My experience with Carson Tahoe was awesome! We are very happy and everyone was great,” Hershey said.
It was a busy year for Carson Tahoe Health’s Women's & Children’s department. They set a record of most babies ever delivered in a single year with 1,070 in 2021 — nearly 100 more babies born than in 2020.
Both families celebrated their new little ones with baskets from Carson Tahoe Health, complete with new onesies, stuffed animals, and lanolin cream to support Baby-Friendly initiatives.
As the region’s only Baby-Friendly hospital, Carson Tahoe is proud to support optimal outcomes for moms and their little ones. Learn more at CarsonTahoe.com/BabyFriendly