First Baby of 2022

April 21, 2022
Photo from the birthing unit at Longmont United Hospital, featuring newborns, their family members, and environmental views.

The Family Birth Center is ringing in 2022 with the year’s first bundle of joy. Weighing 6 pounds and 5 ounces, and measuring 18.5 inches, Celeste Elizabeth was born to Jaquelin and Jose, Saturday, January 1 at 04:16 am.

We’re so excited to meet the newest member of our family!” said mom, Jaquelin and dad, Jose, “We are so grateful to the physicians, nurses and the staff atSt. Catherine Hospital - Dodge City for taking such good care of us and making this experience special for our family.” Celeste is Jaquelin and Jose’s first baby.

“The Family Birth Center is committed to providing high quality, compassionate care close to home for new and expecting parents in the region,” said Ranae Riley, Director of The Family Birth Center. The Birth Center welcomes more than 500 babies a year. Our staff has passion for labor and delivery and caring for babies. Their experience, caring, and concern for patients has kept them doing a job that they love. The Center’s 10 large, private rooms are designed to helps support the labor and delivery processes as well as recovery and post-partum care, with added comforts of home.

Dr. Aye Win, OB/GYN was the delivering physician for the family, and Dr. Jessica Calvo-Castanon is the baby’s pediatrician. “We’re excited to have the new year baby at our local hospital. Congratulations to the new year family, we’re honored to be a part of their journey,” said Dr. Jessica Calvo-Castanon, Pediatrician.

The Family Birth Center at St. Catherine Hospital - Dodge City is located at 3001 Avenue A in Dodge City. To learn more, please call 620.225.8472 or visit our website. Be sure to check out our Facebook page, Family Birth Center at St. Catherine Hospital - Dodge City.