Parents Kristen and Caleb Chaney hold Nova Chaney, 2018’s first baby, born Monday morning at Adena Regional Medical Center. (Submitted photo)
Parents Kristen and Caleb Chaney hold Nova Chaney, 2018’s first baby, born Monday morning at Adena Regional Medical Center. (Submitted photo)
Adena Health System has welcomed its first baby of the new year. The infant, a girl, arrived Jan. 1, 2018 at 4:25 a.m.

Nova Reign Chaney is the daughter of Caleb and Kristen Chaney of Chillicothe. The newborn weighed in at 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and she is 20.5 inches long.


 
“We knew there was a chance we could have her on New Year’s Day, but it was a little past my due date so you never know for sure,” Kristen said. “It was a nice little surprise.”
 
Per tradition, Adena’s “New Year’s Baby” was presented with a basket of baby items, gift cards and toys, donated by the Adena Women’s Board.
 
Congratulations to the Chaney family.

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