MDI Hospital welcomed the first baby of the new year on Sunday, January 14th. Baby Amelia was born to Shannon and Alan Simons of Bar Harbor, Maine. Amelia was 21 inches long and weighed in at 7 pounds 5 ounces.

Shannon and Alan Simons with Baby Amelia Photo MDI Hospital
Shannon and Alan Simons with Baby Amelia Photo MDI Hospital

Shannon is an employee of MDI Hospital, working as a Certified Medical Assistant at Cadillac Family Practice..

The Simons Family added, “We want to extend our heartfelt gratitude for the phenomenal birthing experience we had under your care. The dedication and kindness of all the staff we encountered were truly exceptional. With Shannon being an employee of the hospital, this experience holds an extra special place in our hearts, knowing now firsthand the outstanding level of care and support provided to patients. Thank you for making this journey so memorable.”

For over 20 years, MDI Hospital has the beloved tradition of gifting a basket to the first baby born in the New Year filled with gifts courtesy of local businesses, civic groups and individuals..Donors to this year's basket included

⦁ A&B Naturals
⦁ Bar Harbor Bank & Trust
⦁ Carisa's Salon
⦁ Carroll Drug Store Inc.
⦁ Dead River Company
⦁ Fiore Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars
⦁ First National Bank
⦁ Galyn's Galley
⦁ Geddy's Restaurant
⦁ Island Quilting Guild Members
⦁ Jesup Memorial Library
⦁ Jordan's Restaurant
⦁ Libra Foundation
⦁ Machias Savings Bank
⦁ Maine Prevention Store
⦁ MDI Hospital Auxiliary
⦁ MDI Hospital Nutrition Department
⦁ MDI Hospital OB Department
⦁ Paradis Ace Hardware
⦁ Spruce & Gussy
⦁ The Acadia Shops
⦁ The Kimball Shop
⦁ Window Panes
⦁ Tanya Hanke & Family
⦁ Zi Photography


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