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Perry County Memorial Hospital Welcomes First Baby of the New Year

Perry County Memorial Hospital’s first baby of 2017 arrived a few days after the new year to third-time mom, Melissa Edwards. Braxton Darnell Duke was born January 3rd at 7:49 a.m. weighing 7 pounds 10 ounces and measuring 20 inches long. On Thursday morning, Melissa, who was already up and out of her hospital gown, said Braxton is a really good baby and had some really good lungs to go with him. Braxton is the little brother to two proud sisters, ages 8 and 4. Mom was treated with a gift basket full of diapers, wipes, clothes, and a few other essentials to pamper baby Braxton. Perry County Memorial Hospital would like to welcome baby Braxton Darnell Duke into our family & community.

Perry County Memorial Hospital was founded on the banks of the Ohio River over 60 years ago. The mission of Perry County Memorial Hospital is to provide high quality healthcare and exemplary customer service in the most caring, compassionate, and effective manner.
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