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Good Sam Welcomes First Baby of 2019

January 1, 2019


Arriving just after midnight, Kairo Lewis marked the first baby born at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in 2019.  

Born to parents Rochelle Monroe and Josean Lewis of Amityville, Kairo was delivered at 12:08 am by Angeline Seah, MD. He weighed eight pounds, twelve ounces and measured just over 22 inches long.

As the “First Family of 2019,” Kairo and his parents received a complimentary gift basket filled clothes, toys and treats courtesy of My Little Rascals in Islip. 

Each year, approximately 2,800 babies are delivered at Good Samaritan.  In addition to maternity services, the Medical Center’s Pediatric Department offers a comprehensive continuum of care, ensuring that newborns through adolescents receive expert care close to home.  The hospital also offers pediatric emergency services, a Child Life program and advanced neonatal services.  Additionally, the offsite Center for Pediatric Specialty Care and Center for Medically Complex Children address complicated health issues. 

For more information on Maternity or Pediatric services provided at Good Samaritan, call (631) 376-4444 or visit