First baby of 2019 at VCU Health

Published 2:56 pm Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Some people rang in the New Year with fireworks, champagne, and a kiss while others were preparing to welcome 2019 with a sweet bundle of joy.

Lennox Rion Reep, was the first baby born at the Garland Birthing Center at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital in South Hill in 2019.

Proud parents Janie Reamey (who was also born at Community Memorial Hospital) and James Reep welcomed their healthy baby girl at 7:10 a.m., Tuesday morning, Jan. 1.

Delivered by Dr. Eric Reinertson, Lennox Rion weighed 7.9 pounds and was 20 inches in length. She has an older brother, Brantley who is 7 years old.

VCU Health CMH staff presented the family with a New Year gift basket in honor of their special delivery.