London Health Sciences Centre welcomes first baby of 2024

Womens Care staff with New Years baby gift basket

LONDON, Ontario – London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is pleased to announce the first baby of the New Year has arrived. Baby Belbeck was born at 1:07am weighing 7lbs and 2 ounces. The baby is welcomed by parents Carrie and Brandon and older sister Isabelle.

To welcome the first baby of 2024, the pharmacist-owners of London and area Shoppers Drug Mart stores have generously donated a large gift basket for the baby and their 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 parents in the 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, London Health Sciences Foundation, and Children’s Health Foundation would like to thank Shoppers Drug Mart for their generous donation of the gift basket. 

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

LHSC welcomes over 6,000 newborns each year.


In photo: Members of LHSC Women's Care Team from left to right, Andrea Amato, Ceilidh Milmine, Missy Davidson, and Sydney Watson