MEDIA RELEASE

For Immediate Release

January 1, 2013

LHSC welcomes first baby of 2013

 

LONDON, Ontario – This year’s New Year baby is baby Alex born at 12:38 a.m. and weighing 7lbs 9 oz.  Baby Alex is the second child and son of Sarah and Rob McLean.

 

“I am so excited that baby Alex is finally here!” says mom Sarah. “We have received excellent care and the birth of our baby is a wonderful way to start the New Year.”

 

To welcome the first baby of 2013, the Pharmacist-owners of London and area Shoppers Drug Mart stores have generously donated a gift basket to baby Alex and his family.

 

Shoppers Drug Mart has proudly served London and the surrounding region for more than 25 years. As a part of their ongoing commitment to the health and well-being of women in their community, the Pharmacist-owners and staff of Shoppers Drug Mart stores are pleased to welcome the first baby of the New Year to London.

 

LHSC and the London Health Sciences Foundation would like to thank Shoppers Drug Mart for their generous donation of a gift basket.

 

In addition to the Shoppers Drug Mart gift basket, Children's Health Foundation included a teddy bear and London Health Sciences Foundation contributed a handmade baby blanket for the first-born baby of the New Year.

 

About London Health Sciences Centre

London Health Sciences Centre has been in the forefront of medicine in Canada for 137 years and offers the broadest range of specialized clinical services in Ontario. Building on the traditions of its founding hospitals to provide compassionate care in an academic teaching setting, London Health Sciences Centre is home to Children’s Hospital, South Street Hospital, University Hospital, Victoria Hospital, two family medical centres, and two research institutes – Children’s Health Research Institute and Lawson Health Research Institute, a joint research initiative with St. Joseph’s Health Care London. As a leader in medical discovery and health research, London Health Sciences Centre has a history of over 50 international and national firsts and attracts top clinicians and researchers from around the world. As a regional referral centre, London Health Sciences Centre cares for the most medically complex patients including critically injured adults and children in southwestern Ontario and beyond. The hospital’s nearly 15,000 staff, physicians, students and volunteers provide care for more than one million patient visits a year. For more information visit www.lhsc.on.ca

 

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For media inquiries contact:                                                               

Kathy Leblanc

Corporate Communications and Public Relations

London Health Sciences Centre

519-685-8500, ext. 74772

kathy.leblanc@lhsc.on.ca

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