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It's a girl!

?Proud parents, Brittany Pollock and Chris Latouf welcomed baby Hallie on Thursday January 3 at 7:52am. 

It’s a girl! - Stevenson Memorial Hospital Welcomes New Year’s Baby

New Tecumseth, ON (January 3, 2019) – Stevenson Memorial Hospital (SMH) announced the delivery of their first baby of the New Year on Thursday January 3, 2019.     

Proud parents, Brittany Pollock and Chris Latouf welcomed baby Hallie. Her arrival at 7:52AM on January 3, gave her the status of first baby born at SMH in 2019.  She weighed 3747 grams (8 pounds and 4 ounces). The attending physician (OBGYN) was Dr. Olupona along with nurses K. Hogendoorn, A. Woolridge, S. Luckman and K. Thompson. 

 “Stevenson Memorial Hospital is excited about our first baby of 2019,” commented Bridget Mitchell, Manager of Obstetrics and Peri-Operative Services.  “All of our newborns are special, but it’s always exciting to welcome the first baby of each New Year.  We’re honoured to help provide a memorable experience for this family and many others who choose to come to Stevenson Memorial Hospital for such a special occasion.”

About Obstetrics at Stevenson Memorial Hospital:

  • The obstetrics team at SMH has a 100% satisfaction rate with maternity patients and we have one of the largest and most respected midwifery programs in the area.
  • SMH was named one of Ontario’s top performers in maternity care by the Ontario Hospital Association and National Research Corporation Canada.
  • SMH delivered 447 babies in 2017/2018, the highest number of births at Stevenson in one year.
  • There were 16 home birth delivered by midwives in 2017/2018.


About Stevenson Memorial Hospital:

Stevenson Memorial Hospital (SMH) is a progressive, acute care, community-based hospital located in the Town of New Tecumseth that offers 38 inpatient beds and a range of outpatient diagnostic and treatment services, including cataract, general surgery, maternal childcare and dialysis, as well as an Emergency Department with 24/7 coverage.


For further information contact:
Corporate Communications
Stevenson Memorial Hospital

705-435-3377 Ext. 4281