As the Clock Struck Midnight the City’s Public Health System’s First Baby of 2024 Was Born at NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health
The baby boy was born at midnight, weighing 7 lbs. 12.5 oz. and measuring 21 in.
Jan 01, 2024
The City’s public health system’s first baby of 2024 was welcomed at NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health. The baby boy was born at midnight, weighing 7 lbs. 12.5 oz. and measuring 21 in. The baby boy was born to mom and Rafael Abitbul. The baby boy is the Flatbush couple’s first child. This is the fifth first baby of the New Year in a row for the hospital.
The father of the baby was born at the same hospital, formerly named NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island, 23 years ago. The same doctor who delivered him delivered his new son.
The City’s public health system delivers thousands of babies annually. The City’s public health system’s 11 hospitals provide expert prenatal care, labor and delivery services, family planning, comprehensive gynecology, women’s health and primary care outpatient medical support for women at every stage of life.
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