Increase because here in Medina they no longer deliver babies --- so sad
UMMC announces first baby on New Year, born Jan. 1 to Lyndonville couple
Submitted by Howard B. Owens on January 9, 2013 - 3:46pm
United Memorial Medical Center welcomed the first baby born within Genesee County in the New Year, 2013. Naomi Lynn, a baby girl, was born to Kristen Keiffer and Robert Gerety of Lyndonville, on Tuesday, January 1st at 4:16 a.m. at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. She is the first child for the new parents.
Grandparents are Doug and JoAnn Keiffer, of Medina, and John and Nora Denfer, of Lyndonville.
Baby Naomi weighed 4 pounds, 13 ounces and was 17 ¼ inches long. She was delivered by midwife, Cecelia Stearns, CNM.
The new mother, Ms. Keiffer is employed as an aide at Medina Memorial Hospital and Mr. Gerety works for ATB Staffing Solutions at Mizkan in Lyndonville.
As the New Year’s baby, Naomi and her parents received a $250 gift card to a local store from United Memorial.
In 2012, there were 654 babies delivered at United Memorial, a 21-percent increase from 2011.