First Baby of 2022 Arrives on January 3

Cutline – Pictured is the New Year Baby for 2022 at Henry County Medical Center, Samuel David Gilbert, with his parents, Bill and Tara Gilbert of Camden, TN.  Samuel was born on January 3 at 4:51 p.m. weighing in at 8 pounds, 1 ounce and 19 inches long.

Paris, TN – Samuel David Gilbert was born at 4:51 p.m. on Monday, January 3, becoming the first baby born at Henry County Medical Center in 2022. Samuel, who is the son of Bill and Tara Gilbert of Camden, TN arrived weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 inches long.

Samuel was delivered by Dr. Paul Locus, OB/GYN and has an older brother who was also born at Henry County Medical Center.

Per tradition, the Gilberts were presented a basket from Henry County Medical Center including baby items and a Wal-Mart gift card for delivering the first baby of the New Year at HCMC.

The HCMC Women’s Center is state-of-the-art in the birthing experience. From pre-natal to post-natal, we will meet your needs:

  • Individual labor support
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Infant security
  • Centralized monitoring of mother in labor
  • Private birthing/after births rooms and Jacuzzi-tubs
  • Special gifts and baby billboard announcement
  • Family friendly environment
  • After surgery care

The Women’s Center also offers gynecological surgery post-op care to women.  And, HCMC offers a Special Care Nursery and neonatology services through PedforAll.

For more information on our services as well as the OB/GYNs at HCMC, check out our website at or call us 731-644-3463.

About Henry County Medical Center
Located in Paris, TN, Henry County Medical Center is a progressive, integrated healthcare organization committed to serving the healthcare needs of Henry County and the adjoining region.  Including a 142-bed hospital and other facilities, the medical center provides a variety of outpatient services, as well as inpatient care. Additionally, HCMC owns and operates 7 provider clinics in various specialties.  Henry County Medical Center is a county-owned and operated nonprofit institution. For more information: