Pella Regional Health Center announced the birth of its first baby in 2023, a little girl.
Willow Faith Meyers was born at 11:57 AM on January 1st. She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Her parents are Megan Clowser and Zachery Meyers from Knoxville. The delivering doctor was Dr. Craig Wittenberg and Brandi Asplin, RN, was the labor nurse.
According to Pella Regional, the hospital delivered 579 babies in 2022. August was the busiest month for deliveries. There were 291 girls and 288 boys. The heaviest baby was 10 pounds 9 ounces and the longest baby was 22 3/4 inches.
The most popular names for boys last year were Elliot, Henry, Jonah, Walker, and William.
Olivia and Paisley were tabbed as the most popular names for girls in 2022.