Raleigh General Hospital Welcomes First Baby of 2021

January 2, 2021

BECKLEY, W.Va. (January 1, 2021) – Raleigh General Hospital is ringing in 2021 with the year’s first bundle of joy. Weighing 5 pounds and 13 ounces and measuring 19.75 inches, Jabari was born, Friday, Jan. 1, at 10:52am.

 “We are so excited to meet the newest member of our family!” said Mom. “We are so grateful to the physicians, nurses and staff at Raleigh General Hospital for taking such good care of us and making this experience special for our family.”

Raleigh General Hospital’s Women’s Center is committed to providing high quality, compassionate care close to home for new and expecting parents in the region. The Center offers the most up-to-date practices, our facility adheres to best practices endorsed by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), as well as the Association of Women's Health Obstetric & Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

“Our clinical and support staff are committed to creating a safe, welcoming and comfortable environment for moms and babies,” said Katana Jackson, Director of Women’s & Children’s Services. “It is one of our great privileges to help our community’s families welcome their newest additions in a positive and memorable way.”

Raleigh General Hospital’s Women’s Center is located at 1710 Harper Road. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, please call 304.256.4100, or visit RaleighGeneral.com.

About Raleigh General Hospital

A part of LifePoint Health®, Raleigh General Hospital, southern West Virginia’s leading medical center, has served the city of Beckley and surrounding counties since 1921. The acute care hospital offers a full range of services including trauma, obstetrics, advanced imaging, lithotripsy, interventional cardiac care, oncology, emergency, gastroenterology, and advanced wound care and hyperbaric medicine services. Additionally, we offer the following surgical services: general, orthopedic, vascular, spine, gynecology, ENT and podiatry. Each year, the hospital admits over 10,000 patients, delivers about 1,100 babies and treats nearly 50,000 people in its emergency department. Approximately 3,500 inpatient surgeries, 8,000 outpatient surgeries and 4,500 endoscopies are performed annually. Our facility is also an Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI from the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) Accreditation Services, Raleigh General Hospital has also attained advanced certification by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center.  To learn more about Raleigh General Hospital, visit http://www.raleighgeneral.com.

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