More Than 5,600 Babies Born At Presbyterian Hospital In 2006
News Release: January 30, 2007
ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Albuquerque's Presbyterian Hospital helped introduce 5,625 babies to the world in 2006. The number of babies born at Presbyterian in 2006 was more than any other hospital in New Mexico.
This number of births included 99 sets of twins, plus four sets of triplets.
The Presbyterian system, with hospitals in Clovis, Ruidoso, Espanola, Socorro and Tucumcari had more than 7,765 deliveries in 2006.
"Seeing a family look at their baby for the first time gives us a warm feeling and boosts the entire birthing team to continue providing excellence care," - said Krista Wills, MD, Medical Director of the Women's Program for Presbyterian Healthcare Services.
Presbyterian offers many programs to help educate women 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 9,000 people throughout New Mexico.