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ALMH welcomes first baby of 2014

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[January 07, 2014]  Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital welcomed its first baby of 2014 on Friday, Jan. 3, at 12:42 p.m. Aeris Mae Ginger is the daughter of Shana and David Ginger of Lincoln. Aeries weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18 inches long at birth.

Shana's physician is Kristen Green, M.D., a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology with Springfield Clinic in Lincoln. Aeris is being welcomed home by three sisters and one brother. The family lives in Lincoln.

Aeris was the recipient of several gifts as the first baby of the new year. The ALMH Auxiliary presented Aeris and her family with a basket of baby care items. She received a quilt made by Friendship Manor residents and a crocheted hat from ALMH volunteer Ruby Glickerman. ALMH also presented Aeris and her family with diapers and a gift card for baby necessities.

In 2013, there were 209 babies born at ALMH, 105 males and 104 females.

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ALMH, at 200 Stahlhut Drive in Lincoln, is a 25-bed critical access hospital affiliated with Memorial Health System.

ALMH's Family Maternity Suites is a state-of-the-art obstetrical center that features spacious private labor-delivery-recovery-postpartum rooms with private restrooms and showers. Each mom and baby receives individualized care. To learn more about the Family Maternity Suites or the other health care services offered at ALMH, visit www.almh.org.

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