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New Year, New Babies at Several Baptist Memorial Hospitals

Baptist Memorial hospitals across the system celebrated their first 2019 babies with fanfare, gifts and well wishes. Viewers beware: Cuteness overload below!

Baptist DeSoto

Baby’s name: Laila Olivia Munn

Parents’ names: Starr Lawson and Cedric Munn

Date and time of birth: Jan. 1; 7:13 a.m.

Weight: 7 pounds, 3 ounces

Height: 20 inches

The hospital gave the parents a car seat and a basket that included a Bible, diaper bag, silver spoon, wipes, baby blanket, diapers, nail clippers and a swaddler.


Baptist Golden Triangle

Baby’s name: Aubri Cook

Parents’ names: Amelia Macon and Bennett Cook

Date and time of birth: Jan. 2; 7:35 a.m.

Weight: 7 pounds, 7 ounces

Height: 19 inches long

Nurse Charlsey Ruffin from the mother/baby unit presented the new parents with a basket of baby items from the hospital valued at more than $275.


Mississippi Baptist

Baby’s name: Everett “Rhett” Broward Nauditt

Parents’ names: Margaret “Meg” Nauditt and Lewis Nauditt

Date and time of birth: Jan. 1; 11:31 a.m.

Weight: 8 pounds, 4 ounces

Height: 21 inches 

The new parents received a basket that included hooded baby towels, baby wash cloths, lotions, shampoos, baby face wipes, a bathrobe, a $50 Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Walmart gift card and some chocolates from the hospital gift shop.


NEA Baptist

Baby’s name: Emma Rae Stout

Parents’ names: Jessica and Jeremy Stout

Date and time of birth: Jan. 2; 5:54 a.m.

Weight: 7 pounds, 7 ounces

Height: 19 ½ inches

The NEA Baptist team gave the new parents a gift basket with pacifiers, teddy bears, blankets, a swaddler blanket, and a “Born at NEA Baptist” onesie.


Baptist North Mississippi

Baby’s name: Kam Jaxson Mitchell

Parents’ names: Jayne Mitchell and Kenny Mitchell

Date and time of birth: Jan. 2; 3:35 a.m.

Weight: 5 pounds, 3 ounces

Height: 18 inches

Kam will go home with a Rock ‘n Play Sleeper courtesy of the hospital.

Baptist Union City

Baby’s name: Dante Gareth Cavasos-Zabel

Parents’ names: Ashley Cavasos and Joshua Zabel

Date and time of birth: Jan. 1; 3:04 a.m.

Weight: 9 pounds, 5 ounces

Height: 21 1⁄2 inches

Hospital team members presented mom and dad with a backpack filled with gifts.


Baptist Union County

Baby’s name: Brett Haize Chumley

Parents’ names: Lakan and Jacob Chumley

Date and time of birth: Jan. 1; 12:37 a.m.

Weight: 8 pounds, 7 ounces

The new parents received a gift basket with baby items and a car seat.


Baptist Women’s Hospital

Baby’s name: Deunta Kashmir Nuckols

Mother’s name: Candyce Nuckols

Date and time of birth: Jan. 1; 1:32 a.m.

Weight: 5 pounds, 2 ounces

Height: 19 inches

The hospital gave mom and baby a Pack and Play, a teddy bear, a package of diapers, a pack of baby wipes, scratch mittens and bubblegum cigars.