Media Advisory: Coverage Opportunities for First Baby Born in 2012

New Years Baby

WHAT: The first San Francisco baby born in 2012 is always an exciting story to kick off the new year. If that baby is born at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, we will be coordinating with media in an effort to offer access to the family for interviews and photography.

WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, Time TBA

WHERE: UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, 505 Parnassus Ave.

CONTACT: To find out if the first baby was born at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, please contact Elizabeth Fernandez at (415) 298-4320 or elizabeth.fernandez@ucsf.edu on Sunday morning.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION: UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital creates an environment where children and their families find compassionate care at the forefront of scientific discovery, with more than 150 experts in 50 medical specialties serving patients throughout Northern California and beyond. The hospital admits about 5,000 children each year, including 2,000 babies born in the hospital.

For more information, visit http://www.ucsfbenioffchildrens.org/.