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Memorial Hospital Welcomes First Baby of 2022

January 12, 2022

Media Contact: Megan Lieberman
603-356-5461 ext. 2264
mlieberman@mainehealth.org

NORTH CONWAY, NH – It's a boy! Memorial Hospital’s first baby of the New Year, Bruno James Bell, arrived at 9:30 a.m. on January 2. Bruno’s parents are Carly Kobs and Malachi Bell of Fryeburg, Maine.

Bruno weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces at birth. He joins brother, Malachi, age 1 ½.

“Our experience at Memorial Hospital was everything that I wanted,” said proud mom, Carly. “The labor and delivery staff was wonderful, supportive and acted fast.”

As the first baby born at the hospital in 2022, Bruno and his family were honored with an array of gifts and gift certificates from several donors in the Mt. Washington Valley.

Thanks to the generosity of the local community, the family received gifts from Café Noche, the White Mountain Independents, Hannaford Supermarket, the Skinny Towel and Washcloth Co., Vito Marcello’s Italian Bistro, the White Mountain Hotel and Resort, Storyland, the Memorial Hospital Volunteers and the Memorial Hospital Medical Staff.

For more information about the Family Birthing Center at Memorial Hospital, visit memorialhospitalnh.org or call 603-356-5461.

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Carly Kobs and Malachi Bell of Fryeburg, Maine with Baby Bruno

Malachi, Carly and baby Bruno

About Memorial Hospital
Memorial Hospital is a not-for-profit 25-bed Critical Access Hospital located in North Conway, NH, and is a member of the MaineHealth family. Its hospital services include a 24-hour emergency department, surgery center, clinical laboratory, heart health & wellness programs, imaging services, cardiopulmonary care, family birthing center, oncology, chemotherapy and infusion services. Practices include primary care and family medicine, diabetes care, behavioral health, women's health, podiatry, orthopedics and physical therapy. Memorial Hospital is also home to The Merriman House nursing home, which provides senior care services in a comfortable, home-like setting. For more information, visit memorialhospitalnh.org or call 603-356-5461.

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