Haywood Regional Welcomes First Baby of 2019

January 2, 2019

Haywood Regional Medical Center (HRMC) is ringing in 2019 with the year’s first bundle of joy. Weighing eight pounds and 13.2 ounces and measuring 22 inches, Essie was born to Erika and Jeffrey, Monday, Jan. 1, at 2:13 AM.

“We are so excited to meet our new baby girl!” said Erika. “The physicians, nurses and staff at Haywood Regional all helped to make this such a special and memorable experience for us, and we are so grateful for the wonderful care our family received.” 

The Women’s Care Center at Haywood Regional is committed to providing high quality, compassionate care close to home for new and expecting parents in the region. The Center offers private jet tubs, one-on-one lactation education, birthing classes, parenting classes, sleeper chairs for a loved one or birth coach, and a personalized gourmet meal after your delivery. Haywood Regional also has a Level I Nursery where we have the capability to stabilize premature or compromised newborns and prepare them for transfer to a higher level Nursery if needed. The Center is comprised of six LDRP (Labor, Delivery, Recovery, and Postpartum) Suites, four post-surgical suites, and two designated triage rooms. 

The Women’s Care Center at Haywood Regional is located at 262 Leroy George Drive, Clyde, NC. To request more information or to take a tour, please call 828.452.8458, or visit MyHaywoodRegional.com/WomensCare. Looking for an OBGYN? Call our physician referral line at 800.424.DOCS (3627) to find one today.

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, Haywood Regional Medical Center is supported by Duke University Health System’s world-renowned leadership in clinical excellence and quality care and LifePoint Health’s extensive resources, knowledge and experience in operating community hospitals. Visit us at MyHaywoodRegional.com.

Dr. James Guerriere, pediatrician, Jeffrey, father to Essie, and Susan Mahoney, CNO at Haywood Regional Medical Center.