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First baby of 2017




Kassadee Marie Martin is held by her mother, Faith Martin, as her father, Travis Martin, and brother, Connor, along with Linda Dixon, LPN; Whitney Helton, RN, OB/Nursery Nurse Manager, and Tara Baker, CNA surround her.

Kassadee Marie Martin is held by her mother, Faith Martin, as her father, Travis Martin, and brother, Connor, along with Linda Dixon, LPN; Whitney Helton, RN, OB/Nursery Nurse Manager, and Tara Baker, CNA surround her.

Kassadee Marie Martin was Letcher County’s first newborn of 2017.

Whitesburg ARH welcomed Kassadee on January 1, 2017, at 4:59 p.m., when she was delivered by Dr. Wade Baker. She weighed 7 pounds, 0.5 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her parents are Travis and Faith Martin of Hazard, and she has a brother Conner, who is three years old.

As the first baby born at Whitesburg ARH in 2017, the hospital gave Kassadee and her family a large baby bathtub full of items every baby needs including a baby monitor.

Whitesburg ARH offers private labordelivery recovery rooms with private baths in a home-like atmosphere where the focus is on a family-centered birthing experience. Once the baby is born, the hospital offers rooming in for parents and baby to enhance newborn teaching with a newborn nursery nurse available and dedicated to this service 24 hours a day. OB/GYN physicians and OB nursing staff provide individualized care for moms and babies.


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