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First Baby of 2010 Born at University Hospital January 6, 2010

FOR MORE INFORMATION, contact Steve Crawford at 706/840-1458.

First Baby of 2010 Born at University Hospital

AUGUSTA, GA. (Jan. 1, 2010) – The CSRA’s first baby of 2010 was born this morning at University Hospital’s W.G. Watson Women’s Center.

Avery James Palmer was born at 12:46 a.m., weighing 5 pounds, 8 ounces and measuring 19 inches in length. His parents are Jennifer Marshall and Jim Palmer of North Augusta, S.C. Mother and son are doing well and resting comfortably.

Media interviews can be arranged by calling Steve Crawford with University’s Corporate Communications Department.

The W.G. Watson, M.D., Women’s Center represents University’s continued commitment to providing the latest medical technology and family-focused care. The Women's Center is the largest in the area with approximately 3,000 births each year. Every year since 1999, the Women's Center has been a clear leader among consumers for Maternity/Obstetrics in an independent survey conducted annually by the National Research Corporation. This wonderful center offers a full range of obstetrical and gynecological services for women of all ages and features fully-equipped, all-in-one labor and delivery suites, traditional birthing rooms, and a Level III nursery staffed and equipped to care for high-risk and premature infants.

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