Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

January 2 2013

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HOUSTON – (January 2, 2013)

Methodist Willowbrook Hospital Welcomes First Baby in 2013

It didn't take long for the first baby of 2013 at Methodist Willowbrook Hospital to make his appearance. Jayden Ben Carrasquillo, the son of Marta Valez and Benny Carrasquillo, was born in the wee hours of the morning on Tuesday, January 1 at 3:42 a.m., delivered by Jonathan Russell, M.D., an obstetrician and gynecologist on the medical staff at Methodist Willowbrook. Weighing 8 pounds, 5 ounces and measuring 21 inches long, little Jayden joins an older sibling, his 12 year old sister, Genesis. The Carrasquillo family lives in the Tomball area.

The Methodist Willowbrook Birthing Center provides comprehensive family-centered care that includes a complete obstetric care program, a personalized labor and delivery unit with private suites, a neonatal intensive care unit managed in partnership with Texas Children's Hospital, pediatric emergency and inpatient care, specialty services for pediatric care, and lactation support. For the second year in a row, Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has been recognized for maternity care excellence, ranking in the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation. For more information about maternity services at the Birthing Center, visit MethodistWillowbrook.com/BirthingCenter.


Little Jayden Ben Carrasquillo, first baby of the new year at Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, is pictured with his parents Benny Carrasquillo and Marta Valez and his nurse, Laura Flores, R.N.

About Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is a not-for-profit, faith-based hospital, which is part of The Methodist Hospital System. The facility opened on December 18, 2000. The campus has expanded in Northwest Houston to serve the comprehensive health care needs of the community.

Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has received its chest pain and stroke accreditations, performs complex surgeries such as neurosurgery and open heart, and focuses on women and children in its new Women´s & Children´s Pavilion. Utilizing the latest research and state-of-the-art technology, Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Willowbrook has become the leader in orthopedic care in northwest Houston.

For more information on the comprehensive services available on the Methodist Willowbrook campus, please visit www.methodistwillowbrook.com. For a physician referral, call (281) 737-2500.