Baton Rouge General's Birth Center Welcomes First Mardi Gras Babies of 2017

Baton Rouge, LA – On Mardi Gras morning, Halie Branam and Jay Johnson welcomed baby boy Leaon Francis Johnson into the world at Baton Rouge General’s Birth Center. Born February 28, 2017 at 9:52 a.m., 6 lb., 12 oz. Leaon was the first Mardi Gras baby born at the hospital this year.

His birth was closely followed by the 10:18 a.m. arrival of another boy, 8 lb., 14 oz. Finley Daniel Amie, who was born to Danielle and Nathan Amie. Both families are doing great.

Halie Branam and Jay Johnson welcome baby boy Leaon Francis Johnson and first 2017 Mardi Gras baby at BRG Birth Center.
Halie Branam and Jay Johnson welcome baby boy Leaon Francis Johnson and first 2017 Mardi Gras baby at BRG Birth Center.

Finley Daniel Amie, son of Danielle and Nathan Amie, was born at 10:18 a.m. on Mardi Gras at the BRG Birth Center.
Finley Daniel Amie, son of Danielle and Nathan Amie, was born at 10:18 a.m. on Mardi Gras at the BRG Birth Center.


About Baton Rouge General Medical Center

Baton Rouge General Medical Center is a full-service community hospital with 590 licensed beds between two campuses. As the first and only not-for-profit, full service community hospital in the capital city, Baton Rouge General opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital since 1991, Baton Rouge General serves as a satellite campus of Tulane University School of Medicine, and offers other medical education programs, including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit BRGeneral.org, find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/BatonRougeGeneral and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.

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