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At the Stroke of Midnight, City’s Public Health System’s First Baby of 2023 Born at NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health

Jan 01, 2023

The City’s public health system’s first baby of 2023 was welcomed at NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health this morning at the stroke of midnight. Named Kingsley Mei, the boy weighs 6 lbs. 7.6 oz. and measures 19 in. Kingsley Mei was born to parents Dexin and Holly. This is the Brooklyn couple’s first boy.

The City’s public health system delivers approximately 15,000 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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NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the nation serving more than a million New Yorkers annually in more than 70 patient care locations across the city’s five boroughs. A robust network of outpatient, neighborhood-based primary and specialty care centers anchors care coordination with the system’s trauma centers, nursing homes, post-acute care centers, home care agency, and MetroPlus health plan—all supported by 11 essential hospitals. Its diverse workforce of more than 42,000 employees is uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible. For more information, visit www.nychealthandhospitals.org and stay connected on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NYCHealthSystem or Twitter at @NYCHealthSystem.