Kennedy Lynn Marsh is Orillia’s New Year’s Baby for 2022

Arrived at Soldiers' Memorial Hospital 9:34 p.m. on January 1

She was due to arrive on December 29 but Kennedy Lynn Marsh decided January 1 would be a better birthday, and in the process became Orillia’s first baby of the New Year born at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH).

The second child of Courtney and Will Marsh of Bracebridge, Kennedy arrived at 9:34 pm on January 1, weighing in at 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and 20.5 inches long. Kennedy will be a little sister to brother Ethan.

Mother and daughter are resting comfortably.

Approximately 1,000 babies are born at OSMH each year.

feature image: Kennedy Lynn Marsh with Mom and Dad, Courtney and Will Marsh via OSMH