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Iredell Health System Celebrates First Baby in 2017

Iredell Health System is pleased to announce that the first baby of 2017 at Iredell Memorial
Hospital was born January 1 at approximately 12:14 pm to parents Rigorberto Gonzalez
Rodriquez and Maria del Pilar Zotelo Santiago.

The infant, named Victoria Alejandra Gonzalez Zotelo, was born at The Birth Place at Iredell Memorial Hospital, a state-of-the-art maternity center offering pampered pregnancy care and one-on-one nursing care to mothers. She weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces at birth, and is 18 inches long.

The birth was celebrated by family and staff at The Birth Place with balloons and a cake. The family also received a gift basket of donated gift certificates from the following vendors in our community.

Donations included:

  • A $25 gift card for McLelland Family Shoes (Rusty McLelland);
  • A $20 gift card for Origami Owl (Elizabeth Thies);
  • A $50 gift card for Murphy’s Memories (Amy Murphy);
  • A $25 gift card for Pampered Chef (Missy Kistemaker);
  • A $25 gift card for Thirty-One (Amy Cummings);
  • A $50 gift card for Young Living Essential Oils (Erica Goodnight);
  • A $20 gift card for Younique (Denise Jones);
  • A Jamberry mini-manicure gift worth $20 (Pam Speight);
  • A $25 gift card for Mother’s Nest (Hannah Rash);
  • And a variety of items donated by Iredell Health System.

“It was a beautiful experience. You see, I have a 16-year-old and now the second one came,” said Maria. Their daughter, Isabel, added “It’s been 16 years that I’ve been wanting a little brother or sister and we got our little blessing, so it feels nice.”

The family of the last baby born at the hospital in 2016 received gifts from H&R Block.

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