UMCPP Welcomes Its First Baby of 2014

Jan 2, 2014
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University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro (UMCPP) welcomed its first baby of 2014 when Seanna Hsieh was delivered at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday, January 1, by Dr. Vrunda Patel.

The baby girl, pictured above with proud parents Irene Chiu and Jerson Hsieh of Edison, weighed 8 pounds and measured 20.5 inches long. Seanna is the family's second baby born at UMCPP.

To celebrate Seanna's arrival as UMCPP's first baby of the year, Community Connection of Princeton HealthCare presented a gift basket to the family.

UMCPP's Center for Maternal and Newborn Care provides a variety of services for mothers, babies and families, including nationally recognized maternity care, maternal-fetal medicine services for high-risk deliveries provided through a partnership with Penn Medicine and award-winning mother, baby and family classes such as maternity tours, childbirth preparation, and first aid and CPR training. UMCPP also partners with The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to enhance care for newborns in the Well Baby Nursery and Neonatal Intermediate Care Unit as well as to provide inpatient care and consultations on pediatric emergency cases. Each year, UMCPP welcomes approximately 1,900 babies.

Andy Williams