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  • Geisinger’s Scranton, Wilkes-Barre hospitals welcome first babies of 2021

    SCRANTON, WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Geisinger Community Medical Center and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center recently greeted their first newborns of the new year. 

    Liam Antoniotti was born at 8:11 a.m. on Jan. 1 at Geisinger Community Medical Center’s Childbirth Center in Scranton. He is the son of Tori Kerschner of Elmhurst, and Liam arrived weighing 6 pounds, 7.7 ounces, and measuring 19 inches.

    Kamden Maurer was born at 7:40 p.m. on Jan. 1 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre. He is the son of Mikenzee Sims and Anthony Maurer of Plymouth, and Kamden arrived weighing 4 pounds, 7.2 ounces, and measuring 18 inches. 

    Emma Rose Usavage was born at 8:51 p.m. on Jan. 1 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. She is the daughter of Andrea Boedecker and Tom Usavage of Plymouth, and Emma arrived weighing 7 pounds, 8.7 ounces, and measuring 18.5 inches. 
     
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    GCMC New Year’s baby_Liam Antoniotti: Tori Kerschner of Elmhurst holds her newborn son, Liam Antoniotti. Liam was the first baby born at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton in 2021. 

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    GWV New Year’s baby_Kamden Maurer: From left, Mikenzee Sims and Anthony Maurer of Plymouth watch over their newborn son, Kamden Maurer. Kamden was the first baby born at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre in 2021.


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    GWV New Year’s baby_Emma Usavage: From left, Allison Nelson, RN, helped Andrea Boedecker and Tom Usavage of Plymouth welcome their daughter, Emma Rose Usavage, into the world on Jan. 1. Emma was the second baby born at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre in 2021. 

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