First Baby of 2020 Born at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital

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Father Reymundo Mendez holds his newborn son, Joseu Reymundo Mendez, who was the first baby born in 2020 at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital. Mendez was born Jan. 1 at 1:52 a.m. Submitted image.

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The first baby of 2020 born at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital came into the world at 1:52 a.m. Jan. 1.

“Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital congratulates mother Maida Chun and father Reymundo Mendez of Parksley on the birth of their son, Joseu Reymndo Mendez,” a press release from the hospital said.

Mendez weighed 7 lbs., 13 oz. and was 20 inches long.

“A healthy baby boy, Mendez will be welcomed home by his brother and sister,” the release said.

Dr. Fayemi Johnson was the delivering obstetrician.