First new year’s baby: It’s a boy!POSTED: 01/7/15 3:34 PM
St. Maarten — The first baby to be born at the St. Maarten Medical Center for the New Year is a boy. He was born on January 3, 2015 at a few minutes to five in the morning. Maria Reyes Abreu the 18-year-old mother is a resident of the island and from the Dominican Republic. Little Carlos Manuel weighed 3235 grams at birth with the length of 49 cm. The mother was assisted at the delivery by registered nurse Marilva Plet at the OBGYN. The mother and baby is said to be doing very well following the birth and both are in good health. The mother and baby received two beautiful baskets of goodies. One was from the St. Maarten Medical Center and the other from Manique Caprilles.