He came into the world at 3:20 a.m. on New Year’s Day thus earning the honor of being the first baby born this year at St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick and perhaps all of Orange County.
Martin King Charles Paul, Jr., born to India and Martin Paul of Chester, weighed seven pounds, three ounces and measured 22 inches long. Martin also has two sisters, Angel, 7, and Asia, 3.
Obstetrician James K. Brockunier, M.D. was the attending physician, assisted by nurses Raphaella Zappula, RN, Denise Kleinman, RN and Jo Ellen Leeper, RN.
“I love the doctors and the nurses here,” said India Paul. “And this facility is beautiful.”
The National award winning Kennedy Birthing Center is a state-of-the-art maternity unit, providing many innovative options and amenities.