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NMC Welcomes First Baby of 2017

NMC Health Medical Center in Newton Ks entrance with yellow bar hospital and glass panel front entrance newton medical center

Newton Medical Center (NMC) welcomed baby girl Evelyn Joy as the first baby born at the hospital in the new year.

Originally due on December 31, baby Evelyn arrived fashionably late on Tuesday, January 3 at 4:10 p.m. She weighed in at seven pounds, six ounces, and she measured 19 inches long.

The hospital presented Evelyn’s family with a gift basket filled with baby clothes, toys and newborn essentials. Local businesses also gave gifts: a handmade quilt from Trinity Heights United Methodist Church’s Piecemakers Quilters, a gift certificate from Designs by John and a gift certificate from the Newton Area Chamber of Commerce. In addition, Maddie’s Images provided newborn pictures.

About Newton Medical Center
Newton Medical Center is a 103-bed hospital in Newton, Kan., providing comprehensive medical care to those in Harvey and surrounding counties. Services and specialties include emergency medicine, surgical services, occupational medicine, home health and more. The hospital, which also includes 12 primary care and specialty clinics, is conveniently located at the intersection of I-135 and Highway 50. For more information, call 316-283-2700 or visit

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