The night before St. Patrick’s Day of this year will remain etched in
Christy and Bryan Parthemore’s memories forever. When Christy’s water
broke and she started to experience contractions, both she and her
husband thought, can this be happening? Now? Is it just a set of
contractions? Is it time to go to the hospital?
“We were home when it happened and we called my doctor at Main Line
OB/GYN Associates., P.C. who instructed us to gather our things and go
to the Maternity Unit at Paoli,” said Christy. “The nurses ran some
tests and said I was in labor. We were shocked because our baby was
coming five weeks early.”
Little Tyler was born the next day, March 17, 2011. “The birth of our
baby was the most intense, proud, and happiest day of our lives,” said
Describing her gratitude for the help she received from the nurses and
caregivers at the Maternity Unit, Christy breaks into a big smile.
“The nursing staff was fantastic. They did everything for us; from
taking Tyler to the nursery so I could get some rest, to answering all
of my questions as a first-time mother. Our nurses made us feel very
special.” Proud father Bryan adds, “When we see this little baby with
his arms reaching towards us, wanting to give us big kisses, it is
magical. When we see how happy he is, we feel such gratitude for the
help that was given to us by the maternity team at Paoli. We are so
lucky to have this resource right here in our community.”
When asked why they chose Paoli Hospital, Christy points out that many
of their friends and co-workers had their babies there. “Everyone we
talk to raves about the care they received. So the decision for us to
come to Paoli was easy. I think the expansion is a good thing for the
community,” said Christy. “I know of one expectant mom, who lives more
than 30 minutes away and is planning on having her baby at Paoli. The
reputation the hospital has is outstanding.”
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