Madalyn, Jackson most popular baby names at Ludington hospital.

December 20, 2019

Madalyn, Jackson most popular baby names at Ludington hospital.

LUDINGTON — However the spelling, Madeleine – or Madalyn – was the most popular name for female babies born at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital in 2019. For boys, the top name for the year was Jackson. Or Jaxson. Or Jaxson.

Both those top choices bucked the national trend. According to Good Housekeeping, the reigning national champ for girl names in 2019 is Emma, which came in at No. 2 at SHLH, while the top boy name in the nation is Liam, which is ninth on the Ludington list.

The full list of Top 10 boy baby names at Ludington Hospital is:

  1. Jackson, Jaxon, Jaxson
  2. Kayden, Cayden
  3. Gavin
  4. Greyson, Grayson
  5. Eli
  6. Maverick
  7. Beau
  8. Ethan
  9. Liam
  10. Mason

For girls, the Top 10 names are:

  1. Madalyn, Madeleine
  2. Emma
  3. Olivia
  4. Addilyn, Adalyn
  5. Madison
  6. Brooklyn
  7. Sophia, Sofia
  8. Hannah
  9. McKenzie, MacKenzie
  10. Mia, Mya

Altogether, 304 babies were delivered at Ludington Hospital as of Dec. 20, 2019 – a big year for the hospital as it puts the finishing touches on a new 8,900-square-foot Family Birthing Center, featuring eight all-new rooms with in-suite bathrooms and sofa sleepers, whirlpool tubs in two of the labor and delivery rooms and specially designed infant cradle sinks in postpartum rooms so that parents can participate in baby’s first bath.

The updated center also includes enhanced infant security. Ludington Hospital redesigned the birthing center with a focus on patient comfort, access and security: the nursing station is designed to promote interactions between staff and patients, and a state-of-the-art fetal monitoring system allows nurses to track a baby’s status from anywhere in the center.

For information about the Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Family Birthing Center: call 231.843.2591.

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