First baby of the new year for the Lake Region

Staff Writer
Devils Lake Journal
Pictured are CHI St. Alexius Health OB nurses Megan Sylling (left) and Roxanne Erickstad (right) along with Jaylene Little holding Vandis.

CHI St. Alexius Health Devils Lake Hospital welcomed a beautiful baby boy as the first baby born in the New Year! Vandis Anthony-Terrell Little was born at 6:43 p.m. on January 2, 2018, to Jaylene Little. He weighed in at 7lbs 6 oz and was 19 ¾ inches long.

Vandis was delivered by Dr. Candelaria Martin with the help of CHI St. Alexius Health Devils Lake Hospital OB nurses Denise Gratton and Elizabeth Berg. In 2017, CHI St. Alexius Health Devils Lake Hospital delivered 291 babies. The hospital staff presented Vandis and his mother with a basket filled with many baby items to use as he begins his new life and sent a heartfelt congratulations to the Little family.