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Maine Medical Center welcomes its first baby of 2020

January 01, 2020

PORTLAND, Maine – The new decade is off to a wonderful start for Israa Aldulaimi and Mustafa Ismail of Falmouth. Their newborn, Eleen, is the first baby born at Maine Medical Center (MMC) in 2020.

Eleen, who is Israa and Mustafa’s first child, was born at 12:24 a.m., weighing in at 7 lbs, 1 oz. She was born more than a week past her due date and has a full head of hair! Both Israa and Eleen are in good health.

The family is available for phone interviews. Members of the media wishing to speak with Eleen’s parents should contact MMC Communications and Public Affairs Manager Chelsea Miller at 662-4096 or Millec7@mmc.org.


About Maine Medical Center
Maine Medical Center (MMC), recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News and World Report for 2019-2020, is a complete health care resource for the people of Greater Portland and the entire state, as well as northern New England. Incorporated in 1868, MMC is the state’s largest medical center, licensed for 637 beds and employing more than 9,600 people. MMC's unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including an active educational program and a world-class biomedical research center. As a nonprofit institution, Maine Medical Center provides nearly 23 percent of all the charity care delivered in Maine. MMC is part of the MaineHealth system, a growing family of health care services in northern New England. For more information, visit www.mmc.org.

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