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Cara Francis
Director, Public Relations
William Osler Health System

2018 New Year’s Baby Arrives at Brampton Civic Hospital

January 1, 2018 BRAMPTON – Brampton Civic Hospital was pleased to welcome its first baby of 2018 early this morning.

At 2:27 a.m., Astha Patel of Brampton delivered a baby girl weighing in at 5 pounds and 14 ounces.

This is the first child for Astha and her husband Gaurang Jiyani.

With the best wishes of Osler, the family received warm congratulations and a large gift basket of baby items that were generously donated by Shoppers Drug Mart, Store 834, Mountainash Road, Brampton.

Osler is comprised of Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and the new Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness.

Osler’s labour and delivery program is one of the largest in Ontario. Each year, Osler delivers over 7,500 babies.