Nehemia Norton was born at 3:23 pm Thursday, Jan. 3, 2014, at the Johnson Memorial Hospital. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal
Ruthie and John Norton with Nehemia Norton who was born at 3:23 pm Thursday, Jan. 3, 2014, at the Johnson Memorial Hospital. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal
The first baby born at Johnson Memorial Hospital this year held out for nine days to make a more grand entrance.
Nehemiah Trowbridge Norton was born at 3:23 p.m. Thursday to John and Ruth-Anne Norton, more than a week after his Christmas Eve due date.
The mother was scheduled to have labor induced Thursday. But when Ruth-Anne Norton started having contractions Wednesday, the couple went to the hospital a day early, John Norton said.
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