Southcoast Health Welcomes New Year’s Babies
Southcoast Health welcomes New Year’s Babies at Charlton Memorial Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, and Tobey Hospital
The First New Year’s baby born in the South Coast region arrived at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River at 12:59 a.m. on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Melissa and Kelvin Alves, both of Fall River, welcomed baby girl, Khaya Amari Alves, weighing 8 pounds, .8 ounces, and measured 20 inches. Khaya is the family’s third child.
Chrissie and Jason Soares, of New Bedford, gave birth to a son, Ethan Oliver Soares, at 1:31 a.m. on Tuesday morning at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford. Ethan weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces, and measured 22 inches. Ethan is the couple’s third child.
Tobey Hospital in Wareham welcomed its first baby of 2019 at 5:03 a.m. on January 2. New Bedford’s Alexia Orphanides and Brett Pacheco welcomed a son, Lucas Alexander Pacheco, who weighed 7 pounds, .2 ounces, and measured 20 inches. Lucas is the couple’s second child.
All three families received a $100 gift card from Target and a plush toy donated by the Auxiliary of Charlton Memorial, St. Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary, and the Tobey Hospital Guild. The families also received a gift bag donated by the Gleason Family Y in Wareham including a 1 year family membership, a baby swim class, a onesie, a t-shirt, and a travel bag.