Grand View Hospital Celebrates First Baby of 2010
|(January 1, 2010) Sellersville, PA – Grand View
Hospital is proud to announce their first birth of the New Year as Delilah
Eden Victoria Johnson at 12:38 am. This beautiful little bundle was born
to loving parents Kimberly and Christopher Johnson of Telford and has four
siblings, Nico, Ava, Josh, and Seth, waiting to greet her. Weighing in at
seven pounds eleven ounces and 19 1/4 inches long her name was chosen for
Delilah, which means desired, Eden for paradise, and Victoria after
Kimberley’s brother Victor.
Johnson was in labor for five hours
remarking that “Delilah is a wonderful way to start the New Year.” She
also enjoyed spending New Year’s Day recovering in one of Grand View’s
brand new private rooms. Kimberly and Christopher commented “they would
like to thank the nurses and doctors at Grand View Hospital.”
Grand View Hospital officially opened the doors to its new
Maternity Postpartum Unit in September, 2009. This opening was part of a
$7 million overall expansion and renovation
Kimberly and Christopher Johnson are shown with daughter Delilah
Eden Victoria Johnson. Delilah was the first baby born at Grand View
Hospital in 2010.
|project that will be completed in spring 2010. Boasting
over 12,000 square feet, the 28-bed unit features “spa-like” décor, eight
private rooms, a six-bed special-care area for critically ill newborns,
and a new family waiting room.
The new labor and delivery unit,
totaling 25,500 square feet when combined with the postpartum area, will
provide a second operating room for Cesarean (C-section) births, five
rooms that include specialty spa showers in each bathroom, as well as new
antenatal and perinatal rooms.
All Grand View maternity and
pediatric units are staffed by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
pediatricians 24 hours a day, seven days a week. At Grand View, CHOP
physicians are available to assist with difficult births and care for
newborns needing special care. In addition, Grand View has trained nurses
with specialty certification in inpatient obstetrics, maternal-child
nursing, fetal monitoring, and third-trimester ultrasounds, as well as
neonatal advanced life support.
Grand View Hospital now offers
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Services. Through this program, perinatologists,
also known as Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists, will provide outpatient
appointments and consulting services for women with complicated
The Birth and Family Center at Grand View Hospital
offers a wide range of special services, classes and programs, and
amenities based around pregnancy, childbirth, and newborn care. For more
information on maternity services at Grand View Hospital, please call the
Grand View Information Line at 215-453-4300 or visit www.gvh.org.
Grand View Hospital, Bucks County’s first hospital, has provided
residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive health care
services since 1913. Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient
care – particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopaedics,
cancer treatment, heart care, and women's and children's health.