2012 New Year’s Baby welcomed at Sparrow

LANSING, Mich. - Sparrow's 2012 New Year's Baby made his debut at 12:30 this morning.

Jeremiah Monroe Anderson is the child of Jazmin Johnson and Paul Anderson of Lansing and weighed in at 7 pounds, 9.6 ounces.

Luis Gonzalez, MD, delivered the baby with resident physician Heather Andrews, MD, and nurses Patricia Ratell and Amy Warder.

As Sparrow's 2012 New Year's Baby, Jeremiah and his parents received an infant car seat along with a teddy bear, gifts and a gift card from Sparrow.

Sparrow is mid-Michigan's most popular birthing center, delivering about 4,000 babies a year. In March 2011, Sparrow celebrated its 250,000th delivery, just one day before the hospital's 115th anniversary. For more information on Sparrow's Birthing Services, visit Sparrow.org/birthing.

Contact: If you are interested in interviewing the parents on Sunday, contact the media pager at 517.360.3627.