More Than 5,900 Babies Born At Presbyterian Hospital In 2007
News Release: January 22, 2008
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Albuquerque's Presbyterian Hospital helped introduce 5,935 babies to the world in 2007. The number of babies born at Presbyterian in 2007 was more than any other hospital in New Mexico.
This number of births included 94 sets of twins, plus five sets of triplets.
The Presbyterian system, with hospitals in Clovis, Ruidoso, Espanola, Socorro and Tucumcari had more than 7,972 deliveries in 2007.
"We are committed to providing the best birthing experience for the families we serve and feel honored that we were a part of delivering 5,935 babies in 2007," said Krista Wills, MD, medical director of the Women’s Program for Presbyterian Healthcare Services.
Presbyterian offers many programs to help educate families on prenatal care. There are classes that help meet the varying needs of parents throughout pregnancy, birth, and the early parenting experience. For more information, please visit www.phs.org.
Presbyterian serves to improve the health of individuals, families and communities. Presbyterian Healthcare Services was founded in New Mexico in 1908, and is the state's only private, not-for-profit healthcare system. Presbyterian offers seven hospitals, a statewide health plan, and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Presbyterian employs more than 9,500 people throughout New Mexico.