St. John’s Medical Center announces the birth of the First Baby of
the New Year, who arrived at 2:31 pm on January 1, 2012. The baby girl,
whom her parents named Fatima Andrea, is the daughter of Julio Gurrola
and Vianney Tzompa Hernandez of Jackson, WY. Fatima, who was delivered
by obstetrician Shannon Roberts, MD, weighed in at 8 lbs and measured
20.5 inches. The baby was cared for at St. John’s by pediatrician
Jim Little, MD. The nurses for the labor and delivery were Polly Polson,
RN and Judy Elquist, RN.
The hospital Auxiliary recognized the birth by coordinating a warm welcome
on behalf of community businesses. A large gift basket presented to the
family included toys, baby care items and numerous gift certificates to
be enjoyed by the proud new parents at local shops and restaurants.
Auxiliary President Stacey Caesar and Auxiliary member Jackie Lance noted
the appreciation of the Auxiliary for the business community’s support
of the First Baby program. The Auxiliary coordinates special events and
fundraisers to benefit the patients of St. John’s Medical Center.
For information about joining the Auxiliary, call 739-7516.