Lakeridge Health Welcomes Durham Region’s First Babies Born in 2020

Posted on Thursday January 02, 2020

Durham Region – Lakeridge Health welcomed the first babies of 2020 at Ajax Pickering, Oshawa and Port Perry Hospitals. Durham Region’s first baby of 2020 is Jack Xavier Russo. 

Baby Jack arrived at 12:33 a.m. at Lakeridge Health’s Oshawa Hospital weighing 5lbs 5oz. Congratulations to proud parents, Jamie and Nicholas Russo.

At Ajax Pickering Hospital, new parents Justine and Mike welcomed Savannah at 2:27 p.m., weighing 7lbs 5 oz.

Finally, at Port Perry Hospital, parents Sarah and Richard Jones, welcomed Lilyanne at 11:50 p.m. weighing 5lbs 11oz. Big brother, two-year old Quinn, is excited to have a new sister.

With birthing suites at Ajax Pickering, Oshawa and Port Perry Hospitals, Lakeridge Health is the tenth largest birthing centre in the province, delivering close to 4,300 babies each year.             

About Lakeridge Health  

Lakeridge Health is Durham Region’s acute health care provider. With five hospitals, four emergency departments, a residential treatment centre and more than a dozen community health care locations, Lakeridge Health is dedicated to providing the highest standard of care and best experience for patients and their families. Lakeridge Health is home to several regional specialty centres, including the R.S. McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre, Pinewood Centre for addictions and mental health, and The Shoulder Centre.  




For more information, please contact:

Sharon Navarro

Lakeridge Health Strategic Communications

T. 905-435-7889