It’s a boy! CMC Welcomes Gunter as 2023 New Year’s Baby

2023 CMC New Year Baby
Cumberland Medical Center’s 2023 New Year’s baby is celebrated as father Joshua stands (left) with OB/GYN Dr. William Smith (right) while baby Huxley is held by mother Sarah.

Cumberland Medical Center announces the birth of the hospital’s first 2023 New Year’s Baby. Huxley Cole Gunter was born on Monday, January 2 at 12:25 p.m. to proud parents Sarah and Joshua of Crossville.

Baby Gunter was delivered by Cumberland Medical Center OB/GYN Dr. William E. Smith. He weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 18.75 inches long.

As the 2023 New Year’s Baby, the family received a celebratory gift basket from the hospital and its volunteer auxiliary.

Last year, CMC delivered nearly 700 babies and was one of ten hospitals state-wide to be awarded a “BEST for Babies” hospital by the Tennessee Hospital Association and Tennessee Department of Health.  


Free Childbirth Classes

CMC offers free childbirth classes for those who are expecting to learn about the signs of labor, relaxation breathing techniques, and infant care. The sessions also cover breast and bottle feeding to help guarantee their baby gets the best nutritional start. Registration is required and can be secured by calling 931-484-9511.

Participants can choose from attending a three-week evening class series from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on the following Tuesdays:
February  14, 21 and 28
April 11, 18 and 25
June 13, 20 and 27
August 8, 15 and 29
October 10, 17 and 24
December (Thursday) 7, 12 and 19

To learn more about Cumberland Medical Center’s maternity services or to register for the free Childbirth classes, call 931-484-9511.

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