MONTCLAIR, NJ [January 2, 2020] – Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center welcomed its first baby of 2020 on January 1 at 5:04 a.m.  The baby weighs 6 pounds nine ounces and measures 19 inches.  Malikai is the first child of Montclair couple, Jamiyah Thompson and Josiah Chinn.


About Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center

Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New Jersey communities since 1891. The hospital provides patients immediate access to innovative and effective treatment alternatives at specialized centers within the hospital that focus on imaging, women’s health, cancer care, surgery, obesity, stroke and chronic kidney disease. Mountainside Medical Center is designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the NJ State Department of Health and Senior Services and is one of only a few community hospitals licensed by the State to perform emergency cardiac angioplasty. To learn more about Mountainside Medical Center visit