Babypalooza at Woodhull Hospital

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Dr. Alexander Rodriguez holds the Acateco twins.

Woodhull Hospital’s Auxiliary Board sponsored the hospital’s first multiple birth reunion. NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull is the only hospital in Brooklyn to receive the Baby Friendly designation.  The hospital announced in July that Baby-Friendly USA, an initiative of the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), had awarded them this rating.

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Cuteness overload—here is 1 of more than 30 babies that came for a reunion brunch at Woodhull Hospital

Since June, the hospital has delivered fifteen multiple births (14 sets of twins and 1 set of triplets).  More than 30 babies and their families attended the reunion brunch on December 6th.

“Today’s reunion is an exciting, festive occasion, but it’s also a testament to the importance of accessible, high-quality pre-natal care,” said Gregory Calliste, CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull. “We are proud to offer all New Yorkers the best possible care throughout all stages of life.”

Author: Lori Ann Doyon

Managing editor, head writer, and lead photographer of Greenline | North Brooklyn News since October 2014. Resident of Williamsburg, Brooklyn since 1990.

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