New Year's Baby

January 05, 2024 

HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital proudly welcomed Rey Bertha Walk as the first baby born at the hospital in 2024 to Mary Jo and Nick Walk of Effingham. 

She was born at 7:56 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2024, at St. Anthony’s, weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18 inches long. Rey joins proud brother Brooks.

HSHS St. Anthony’s Women and Infants Center staff presented Rey’s parents with a basket of gifts in celebration of her birth for being St. Anthony’s 2024 New Year’s Baby.

Photo Caption: Mary Jo and Nick Walk proudly introduce new daughter Rey Bertha Walk as HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital’s New Year’s Baby of 2024. Rey was born at St. Anthony’s at 7:56 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2024.
New Year's Baby
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