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First Baby of 2017 at MMH Announced

January 09, 2017

Massena Memorial Hospital has announced that Serenity Jade Johnson is the first baby born at the hospital in 2017. She was born on January 4th at 8:21 a.m. at Tender Touches Birthing Center. She is the daughter of Daniela Lavoie and Justin Johnson of Massena. She is the granddaughter of Monika Lavoie.

Serenity weighed six pounds, eight ounces, and 21 inches long at birth. Certified Nurse Midwife Barbara Hillis delivered Serenity.

Serenity and her parents are the recipients of many gifts from the Massena community and the surrounding communities for being the first baby born for 2017. They received a valuable bundle of gifts and gift certificates from the following merchants and organizations: 

  • BJ’s Wholesale Club: 1 year membership
  • Blissfully Yours: Basket of baby products
  • Cindy’s Hair Place: Free first haircut
  • Community Bank N.A.: Pyrex bowl set
  • Daily Courier-Observer: 3 month subscription
  • Downtown Florist: Box of gourmet chocolates 
  • Hannaford: $25 gift card
  • Just Bee Cuz Gifts: Baby music box
  • Kid’s Korner Pediatric Center: two baby pillows
  • Kinney Drugs: Basket of baby products
  • MMH Auxiliary: Basket of baby products
  • North Country Women’s Health: two baby pillows
  • Pizza Hut: gift certificate
  • Price Chopper: $25 gift card
  • SeaComm Federal Credit Union: Baby bag and free first deposit for savings account
  • Spanky’s Restaurant: $25 gift certificate
  • Tarbell Management Group/Bears Den: $100 worth of gift cards
  • Tractor Supply: stuffed animal
  • Wal-Mart: $75 gift card