Ms. Escatel with her partner and their new son

   A Spring Valley woman was the first to give birth at IVCH in the new year.

  Damian Rodriquez entered the world at 6 pounds and 15 ounces at 3:16pm Friday.

   He is the second child born to Eva Gabriela Escatel of Spring Valley and her partner, Alvaro Rodriquez. IVCH's certified nurse/midwife Barb Tieman – from the hospital's Women's Health Care Center – delivered the baby. 

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