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City's Public Health System's First Baby of 2022 Born at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island

Leyla Gessel Tzunun Garcia was born at exactly 12:00 A.M., weighing 7lbs. 6.3oz., and measuring 19.5in.

Third year in a row NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island has welcomed system's first baby of the new year

Jan 01, 2022

New York, NY

The City’s public health system’s first baby of 2022 was welcomed at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island this morning at exactly 12:00 A.M. Named Leyla Gessel Tzunun Garcia, the girl weighs 7 lbs. 6.3oz., and measures 19.5in. Leyla was born to parents Irma Garcia and German Tzunun of Gravesend, Brooklyn. The baby girl is their first child.

The City’s public health care system delivers approximately 16,000 babies annually, with 1,120 at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island. The City’s public health care system’s 11 hospitals provide prenatal care, labor and delivery services, family planning, comprehensive gynecology, women’s health and primary care outpatient medical support for patients at every stage of life.