First Newborn of 2015 Arrives at Whitesburg ARH Hospital


Whitesburg ARH Hospital welcomed its first baby of the new year born on January 4, 2015.

At 12:46 p.m., Isabella Nyan, MD, delivered Paul Edward Helton III. He weighed 6 pounds 10 ounces, and was 18.3 inches long. Parents are Barbara Ann Hurd and Paul Edward Helton, Jr. and they reside in Sandlick, Ky. along with brother Bentley who is three years old and excited about being a big brother.

As the first baby born at Whitesburg ARH in 2015, the hospital gave Paul and his family a large, baby bathtub full of items every baby needs including a baby monitor.

Whitesburg ARH Hospital 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 physician Wade Baker, MD, Jessica Branham, DO, Lenny Hadley, MD, Isabella Nyan, MD, Crystal Gibson, PA, Carrie Hall, Nurse Midwife, Jennifer Herrell, Nurse Midwife, Ann Moore, Nurse Midwife, Melissa Newell, Nurse Midwife and OB nursing staff provide individualized care for moms and babies.  Whitesburg ARH also offers a beautifully designed nursery with a state-of-the-art security system.


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