First Baby of 2020 Born at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital

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.