Mar 18, 2024 Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Welcomes Three Lucky 2024 St. Patrick’s Day Babies

3 babies born on Saint Patrick's Day at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
L to R: The Labor and Delivery team at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey welcomed lucky St. Patrick’s Day Babies Christiana Mia, born 3:18 am with mom Leonide Joseph, Khaylex at 4:17am with mom Karmen Garcia; and Kylie at 7:03am with mom Yennyfer Ramos.

Newark, NJ (March 18, 2024) – On March 17th the Labor and Delivery team at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center’ Mother Baby Unit reported three “lucky” babies born on St. Patrick’s Day.

The first, a daughter, Christiana Mia, was born 3:18 am to the Joseph family of Irvington, NJ; shortly afterward a boy, Khaylex, was born at 4:17am to the Garcia family of Newark, NJ; and at 7:03am, Kylie arrived, the first girl for the Ramos family, also of Newark, NJ.

Approximately 3,000 children are born at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center every year. New and expecting families have access to a wide array of services including, Children’s Hospital of New Jersey Level IV NICU and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center’s new Centering Pregnancy program, a unique model of prenatal care that takes place in a supportive group setting.

About Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is a 665-bed regional care teaching hospital that provides comprehensive health care. Newark Beth Israel is a Top Teaching Hospital and home to one of the nation’s top 15 heart transplant centers, which has performed more than 1,100 heart transplants; RWJBarnabas Health’s Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant Program; New Jersey’s only Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program and a Valve Center that performs complex cardiac valve procedures, including minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVRs). Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is also home to Children’s Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ), which cares for children from birth through adolescence, with more than 30 specialized pediatric services including New Jersey’s largest Valerie Fund Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders; and the Children’s Heart Center that offers a complete range of medical and surgical treatments for the most complex cardiac abnormalities. The Newark Beth Israel robotic surgery program is the most experienced in northern New Jersey. RWJBarnabas Health and The Frederick B. Cohen, MD, Comprehensive Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Breast Health Center, in partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey – the state's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center – brings a world class team of researchers and specialists to fight alongside you, providing close-to-home access to the latest treatment and clinical trials. Newark Beth Israel also offers many preventive health programs that promote wellness in the community, including The Beth Greenhouse, which provides access to fresh produce and health and wellness education to residents.