WIFR TV: Mercyhealth Welcomes Rockford’s First Baby

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) — Mercyhealth welcomed Rockford’s first baby of the decade only a few hours into the new year.

Aanieya Rhona Sandra Larter was born at Mercyhealth’s Riverside Campus shortly after 2 a.m., weighing six pounds and 10 ounces.

“She was definitely ready,” says Aanieya’s mother Madyson Roach. “She pushed her way through all day long and then she just decided that now is the time.”

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