Sutter Health Welcomes First Babies of the Year

Posted on Jan 3, 2018 in Quality

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—What better symbol for new beginnings in the new year than new life? Teams from across Sutter Health’s not-for-profit network helped deliver babies throughout Northern California within the first few hours of 2018. Here are a few who made their New Year’s Day debut!

The Pulgar family at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento.

The Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento Labor and Delivery team welcomed the first baby of 2018 in Sacramento. Baby Ignacio, weighing 8 lbs., 7 oz. and measuring 21 inches long, joined the Pulgar family on Jan. 1 at 12:15 a.m.

Mom Xin Liu and Dad Gaojian Wang welcome Baby Joe at California Pacific Medical Center.

Mother Xin Liu and father Gaojian Wang are the proud parents of their new baby, Joe, who came into the world at Sutter Health’s California Pacific Medical Center at 1:11 a.m.

Mom Edlyn Rodriguez and Baby Prince McElligott at Eden Medical Center.

Prince Abraham McElligott was the first baby born in Castro Valley this year. Born at 2:11 a.m. on New Year’s Day, Prince, who weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. and measured 19.5 inches, was delivered at Sutter Health’s Eden Medical Center by Sonia Badheka, D.O., FACOG – an OB-GYN doctor with Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation.

Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center of Santa Cruz’s first baby of 2018, Elijah Salmudio.

At 2:57 a.m., the Labor and Delivery team at Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center of Santa Cruz helped Anissa Samudio give birth to a 5-pound, 3-ounce boy named Elijah.  And at 3:20 a.m., a baby girl was the first born at Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital.

Sutter Health delivers about 40,000 babies a year!

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