Carney Caritas

Carney delivers first baby in six years

The best laid plans of expecting mothers and fathers often go awry.

Joe and Kathleen Baker planned to have their fourth child by C-section, scheduled for Monday, May 22, at South Shore Hospital. But the baby must not have gotten that memo, because early Sunday morning, Kathleen went into labor. Complicating matters further, the baby insisted on entering the world immediately, so soon that his parents had to make an emergency stop at Carney hospital, where Emmett Joseph Baker became the first baby born there since 2000.  Read more