SSM Health St. Clare Hospital welcomes first baby of 2017


SSM Health St. Clare Hospital is excited to welcome its first baby of 2017.

Channing Woods arrived at 5:08 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long.

He’s the third child for Ryan and Jennifer Woods of Arnold. Big sister Blaire, who is 5 years old, and big sister Ayla, who is 2 years old, cannot wait to meet their little brother.

SSM Health St. Clare Hospital congratulated the family for having Channing as the hospital’s first baby of the new year with a gift basket filled with books, blankets, bibs, toys and other necessity items.