Greenwich Hospital Welcomes Four Newborns on Valentine’s Day

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Greenwich Hospital was the backdrop for three area couples who experienced a Valentine’s Day they will always remember.

Doctors at Greenwich Hospital delivered four babies on Valentine’s Day, including twins Shania and Elijah Adams-Francis of the Bronx, NY, Frankie Armstrong of Greenwich and Amara Santiago-Stra of New Rochelle, NY.

The newborns sported knitted red hats created by volunteers for the American Heart Association as part of American Heart Month to raise awareness of heart disease (the leading cause of death among Americans) and congenital heart defects (the most common type of birth defect in the country).

“It was a joyous occasion for everyone,” said Patricia Basciano, RN, nurse manager for Maternity. 

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Greenwich Hospital is a member of Yale New Haven Health. Greenwich is a 206-bed (includes 32 isolettes) community hospital serving lower Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. It is a academic affiliate of Yale School of Medicine. Since opening in 1903, Greenwich Hospital has evolved into a progressive medical center and teaching institution representing all medical specialties and offering a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic and wellness programs. Greenwich Hospital is recognized throughout the healthcare industry as a leader in service and patient satisfaction excellence. Greenwich Hospital has the prestigious Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence.

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