Parents are grateful for the send-off
Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home announced today that baby Bella Ann Waffle was the first baby born at NLH & NH in the New Year. Bella’s parents, Alyssa Duma and Michael Waffle of Gloversville welcomed little Bella on January 3, 2019 at 9:19 a.m. Bella, shown here dressed in her beautiful gold polka dot New Year’s best dress, weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces and was 21 inches long. Midwife Andrea Becker, C.N.M. delivered baby Bella.
Littauer’s Auxiliary presented the family with a generous gift of supplies and necessities. This special presentation by our auxiliary has been a tradition for over 30 years. Anita Beck, an auxiliary member coordinates the shopping for the First Baby months in advance of the event. Bella’s parents were grateful for the auxiliary’s generosity stating, “Thank you so much for all you did!”
“The Auxiliary puts a tremendous amount of thought into the Baby New Year basket. What the parents leave with is a gift of the heart while being extremely practical as well,” stated Sue McNeil, Director of Volunteer Services at Nathan Littauer Hospital.