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Hospitals recognize New Year’s babies

Posted on: January 07, 2019


For many, the new year is a time of new beginnings and bold life changes. That’s especially true for families who welcome the birth of a baby on the holiday.

Northside Hospital Atlanta, at 1000 Johnson Ferry Road N.E., delivered its first baby of the year at 12:01 a.m. Jan. 1. Naya Christy Maalouf, weighing 7 pounds 2 ounces, was born to proud parents Pamela Mansour and Charbel Maalouf of Johns Creek.

Naya is the first child of ...s born four days after his due date. Josiah weighed 9 pounds 2 ounces at birth, and his parents, Denae and Gary, said it was an amazing surprise to have him ring in the New Year. The hospital did not release the family’s last name.

The first baby born at Northside Hospital Forsyth also came as a surprise to parents Satya Mukkavilla and Phani Peddis, considering he wasn’t due for nine more days. Their child was born at 2:35 p.m. weighing 8 pounds 2 oz.

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Northside Hospital Atlanta

1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 851-8000

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Canton, GA 30115
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Duluth, GA 30096
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Cumming, GA 30041
(770) 844-3200

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1000 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
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