Grand View Hospital Greets 11-11-11 Baby Girl
|(November 11, 2011) SELLERSVILLE, Pa - Ava Grace Siegfried entered the world at 9:54 a.m. at Grand View Hospital on Thursday, November 11. This earns her the distinction of being born closest to 11 a.m. on 11-11-11.
This beautiful little bundle was born three weeks early to parents Caitlin and Brett Siegfried of Green Lane. Weighing in at six pounds and 10 ounces and 19 inches long, baby Ava Grace joins big brother Brayden who is two years old.
Mother Caitlin, who teaches first grade at Franconia Elementary School said, "Last night we realized she would have an 11-11-11 birth date and we thought that was pretty neat." Like her big brother, Ava Grace arrived three weeks early and was born at Grand View. "In fact, we were in this very same hospital room and had the same nurse," said Catilin. A smiling and proud father added, "We are thrilled to add a healthy and beautiful baby girl to our family."
About the Birth and Family Center at Grand View Hospital
Beginning in the new year, Grand View will offer a Level II NICU in an expanded partnership with CHOP where advanced neonatal care for premature and ill infants who need more help or closer watching than those in a regular newborn nursery. For more information on maternity services at Grand View Hospital.
PHOTO: Baby Ava Grace Siegfried, born 11-11-11, is photographed in the Special Care Nursery, equipped with advanced technology to care for Grand View's tiniest patients.