Baby Born on 12/12/12 at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center

“Family Celebrates Baby Whose Birthday Will Be Easy to Remember”

SUFFERN, N.Y. (December 14, 2012) – A very special delivery arrived at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center on a special date. On Wednesday morning at 10:32 a.m., Kathleen and Bruce Leote of Nanuet, NY welcomed their 6 pound, 9 ounce daughter Lara Leote, who was born on the last day of this century when all three numerals in a date are the same.

The number 12 has a great significance in many cultures. In western tradition, it is commonly associated with completeness and seen as a perfect and harmonious unit. The day has certainly been perfect for the Leote family. Lara is the couple’s first child.

The Obstetrician during the delivery was Michele D’Angelo Batista, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. of Ramapo Valley OB/GYN.

The Union State Family Birthing Center

The Union State Family Birthing Center located at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center is equipped with seven labor, delivery and recovery suites, which include private baths and therapeutic showers with benches for laboring mothers. Each room is equipped with a television, VCR, and beautiful scenic views. The Labor & Delivery wing also features an admission/triage area, six antepartum rooms and two surgical suites for C-Sections.

Nineteen private patient rooms provide ample space for newborn rooming-in and have sleep chairs for spouses or partners who plan to stay the night. Board-certified lactation consultants are on hand to offer guidance and support, including outpatient visits and a monthly support group.

In addition to two newborn nurseries, the center includes a Level 2 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and a state of the art security system is in place to ensure peace of mind.

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