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Washington Hospital Welcomes First Baby of 2012

January 06, 2012

The first baby of the New Year born at Washington Hospital in Fremont was delivered by Carine Eke-Pokom on Jan. 1, 2012. “It felt wonderful to have the first baby,” said Ms. Eke-Pokom. “It was a good gift for the New Year!”

Her daughter, Jeenah Pokom, was born at Washington Hospital’s Birthing Center. “I was thankful for the experienced people who work there,” said Ms. Eke-Pokom. “I had a problem that was resolved quickly because everyone knew exactly what to do.”

Birthing Center Offers Classes and Tours
The Washington Hospital Birthing Center offers comprehensive medical care for mother and baby in a compassionate, family-centered environment. The experienced maternal-child medical team at the center and in pediatrics provides support and expertise before, during and after birth.

Washington Hospital offers free and low cost programs, including pre- and post-natal classes to help answer expectant parents’ questions and support the transition to parenthood. Visit www.whhs.com/childbirth-classes, or call (510) 791-3423 for complete times, dates, locations, cost and additional information.

Tours of the hospital’s obstetrics and postpartum units are available on Wednesday evenings from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday mornings at 9:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.

For more information or to register, please call (510) 791-3423.

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