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Date Updated: Monday, March 9, 2020

First Baby Born at St. Anthony Community Hospital in 2020

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WARWICK, N.Y. (January 6, 2020) – St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), welcomed the first baby of 2020 on January 2 in the Hospital’s Kennedy Birthing Center.

Warren III, born to Erica and Warren Patafio of Warwick, weighed 7 lbs.,14 oz. and measured 19 inches long.

Obstetrician James Brockunier, MD was the attending physician, assisted by nurses Merrily Dickinson, RN, and Lori Greenberg, RN.

“Everyone here was wonderful,” said Erica Patafio. “I love this facility and the nurses, doctors and staff were all very helpful. I would recommend this hospital to anyone.”

Are You Pregnant or Looking for a Hospital Near You to Deliver at?  

St. Anthony Community Hospital’s Kennedy Birthing Center provides a warm, caring environment for a safe and memorable childbirth experience. The center recently received a 5-star rating for C-Section Delivery from Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

The Kennedy Birthing Center offers delayed newborn bathing, on-demand breastfeeding and gentle C-sections. St. Anthony Community Hospital is the only hospital in Orange and Rockland counties to offer this process, which enables the mother to be more involved in the birth than a traditional C-Section allows.  For more information please call 845.987.5300 or visit www.stanthonycommunityhosp.org/birthing-center.