Highpoint Health Welcomes New Year's Baby
The Highpoint Health Birthing Center welcomed its first baby of 2019, Kenna Jupiter Braun. Delivered by Highpoint Health Physician Partners Obstetrician/Gynecologist Dr. Stephan Kraeling on January 4 at 5:00 p.m., Kenna weighed 5 pounds, 13.4 ounces and was 19½ inches in length.
Kenna is the daughter of Ciara Ritchie and Larry Braun of Aurora. As the first baby born at Highpoint Health in 2019, Kenna was presented a certificate for a $500 savings account at the Dearborn County Federal Credit Union, courtesy of the hospital.
The Highpoint Health Birthing Center features seven private LDRPN (labor, delivery, recovery, postpartum, nursery) suites. Attractively decorated antepartum and postpartum rooms are also available as is a special OB triage room designed for mothers who come to the unit for short term observation, premature labor or other special needs.
For more information on the Highpoint Health Birthing Center or to schedule a personalized tour, please call the Birthing Center at 812-537-8273 or 800-676-5572, ext. 8273.
A number of people greeted Kenna Braun, Highpoint Health’s first baby born in 2019, upon her arrival. In the front row are her parents, Ciara Ritchie and Larry Braun, and her brothers, Brayden Ritchie and Lawrence Braun III. Kenna and her family were presented a $500 savings account for the Dearborn County Federal Credit Union courtesy of Highpoint Health by nurses (back row, left to right), Jacquie Ritzmann, RN, BSN, Highpoint Health Birthing Center Unit Manager; Mary Hann, RN, Birthing Center Nurse; and Angela Scudder, RN, MSN, CENP, Highpoint Health Chief Nursing Officer.