First baby of 2022 welcomed at CCH

In this supplied photo, Brittany Andrews cradles her newborn son, Onyx Derouchie-Delorme, as her father, Joshua Derouchie-Delorme looks on. Baby Onyx was born at 3:20 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022 becoming the first baby of the year in the region. (Brittany Andrews via Newswatch Group)

CORNWALL – The first baby of 2022 has been welcomed at the Cornwall Community Hospital.

It’s a boy!

Onyx Derouchie-Delorme was born at 3:20 a.m. on New Year’s Day (Saturday) to parents Brittany Andrews and Joshua Derouchie-Delorme.

Little Onyx, who weighs seven pounds, eight ounces will have plenty of company in the family with two older brothers and two older sisters.

Both parents and baby are back at home and are said to be doing well.

A Winchester District Memorial Hospital spokesperson was monitoring the situation but there had been no word of a first baby of 2022, as of Sunday night.