Meet Bassett Hospital’s First Baby of 2021


Allen Cotton, 9 pounds 3 oz!

Allan Cotton was expected to arrive next week. He had other plans. The son of Mallory Diederichs and Scott Cotton of Dolgeville was born at 9:31AM Friday, January 1, 2021. Allan is the first child born this year at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown. 

Allan is a big boy, 9 pounds, 3 ounces and 22 inches long.

There were 997 babies born at Bassett last year.

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