First Newborn of 2015 Arrives at Tug Valley ARH Regional Medical Center


Tug Valley ARH Regional Medical Center welcomed its first baby of the New Year born on January 6, 2015.

At 12:56 p.m., Merse Turnquest, MD delivered Emma Gayle Williams.   She weighed 8 pounds and 6 ounces, and was 19 1/2inches long. Parents are Tori Williams and Timothy A. Slone, Jr. and they reside in Williamson, WV.

As the first baby born at Tug Valley ARH in 2015, the hospital gave Emma Gayle Williams and her family a car seat and a large, baby bathtub full of items every baby needs including a baby monitor.

Tug Valley ARH Regional Medical Center offers private labor-delivery-recovery rooms with private baths in a home-like atmosphere where the focus is on a family-centered birthing experience. Once the baby is born, the hospital offers rooming in for parents and baby to enhance newborn teaching with a newborn nursery nurse available and dedicated to this service 24 hours a day.

ARH OB-GYN physicians Merse Turnquest, MD and Richard Enchill, MD and OB nursing staff provide individualized care for moms and babies.  Tug Valley ARH also offers a beautifully designed Labor and Delivery area with a state-of-the-art security system.

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