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Main Line Health welcomes first babies of 2015

Main Line Health January 6, 2015 News Releases

Baby Caden at Lankenau Medical Center

Baby Beck at Bryn Mawr Hospital

Baby Ashvita at Paoli Hospital

Baby Kaydence at Riddle Hospital

Main Line Health (MLH) welcomed some of the area’s first babies in 2015, all born on January 1. At Paoli Hospital, proud parents Pramona and Sandeep welcomed their daughter at 12:02 am. Baby Ashvita, meaning “Angel of the Goddesses”, was the first baby born in Chester County this year.

Riddle Hospital welcomed Kaydence Mae at 2:22 am, with parents Donna and Christopher, and big brother Braeden. Nicole and Jeffrey welcomed their new son, Caden Thomas, at Lankenau Medical Center at 3:01 am; and Baby Beck was welcomed by mom Katrina at Bryn Mawr Hospital at noon on New Year’s Day. Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Women’s Board Member, Lynn Ray, presented the traditional Pewter Cup to Bryn Mawr Hospital’s first baby of 2015.

MLH welcomes more than 8,000 babies each year. With four convenient hospital-based locations and more than 90 obstetric/gynecologic specialists throughout the region, MLH delivers a full range of services for parents and baby, including: private maternity suites with modern amenities, Level II and III Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs), maternal-fetal medicine specialists to treat high-risk patients, fertility specialists, childbirth and breastfeeding education classes, dedicated pediatricians and neonatologists, an inpatient pediatric unit at Bryn Mawr Hospital in collaboration with Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, and much more. For more information about our Maternity Services, visit

About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health’s commitment—to deliver advanced medicine to treat and cure disease while also playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to keep our community and ourselves well ahead. A team of more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health system.

At Main Line Health’s core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s recognized facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.

The Main Line Health system also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multispecialty physician networks.

Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence, the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award, and recognition as among the nation’s best employers by Forbes magazine. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect and inclusion and has proudly embraced the American Hospital Association’s #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.


Bridget Therriault
Director, Communications
Office: 484.580.1025
Cell: 484.222.9154