First of the new year

Hadley Hearn Oates was the first baby born in the new year at Aspen Valley Hospital. Hadley, pictured with her happy dad Cody Oates and mom Gillian Hearn, was born early New Year’s Day, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, at 12:46 a.m. She is the couple’s first child, in addition to two dogs at home who can’t wait to meet her. Hadley is a sixth-generation Aspenite: both mom and dad were also born at AVH. In 2020, the Aspen Birth Center at AVH saw 208 babies born, which is slightly above average for the hospital.