STAFFORD ― The first baby born in Southern Ocean County was announced today. Proud parents Trisha and Charlie Calderon of Barnegat welcomed Madison Calderon into the world at Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center on January 1, 2019 at 4:49 p.m.

Madison weighed in at 7 lbs. 2 oz., Madison joins big sister, Penelope. Both mother and daughter are doing well and expect to head home soon.