January 1, 2007
Two women in our area both gave birth on New Year's Day.
Both births were early and unexpected; each women had an expected devliery date well into January.
Courtney Watson arrived at Martha Jefferson Hospital on New Year's Eve, having contractions and ready to go into labor.
Dawn Carico made an unexpected stop at UVA Medical Center on her way home to Lynchburg from visiting family in Philadelphia.
Both women were in labor well into Monday morning.
Dawn Carico had a baby girl, Madison Rush, around 11:30am on Monday.
Courtney Watson had a son, Ashton Lewis Davis, at 7:52am; making Ashton Charlottesville's first baby of 2007.
Both mothers and babies are healthy and expected to go home on Tuesday.