Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville delivered its 10,000th baby on May 12. Braxton Lee Gorman, 9 pounds, 3 ounces was born to parents, Kristi and Dr. Aaron Gorman.
Dr. Todd Hannah, with LifeSpring Women’s Healthcare was the delivering physician. Since opening in 2003, Northwest Medical Center – Bentonville has offered obstetric services and today delivers approximately 100 babies a month.
“We are very excited to be part of this family’s special day in welcoming their new baby into the world,” Dan McKay, CEO of Northwest Health System, said in a statement. “We are grateful for the confidence our physicians and the Gorman family placed in our hospital and staff in choosing to deliver here. It is a special day for all of us.”
According to McKay, combined deliveries between Northwest Medical Center – Bentonville and Northwest Medical Center -Willow Creek Women’s Hospital, Northwest Health System delivers 10% of babies born in the state of Arkansas annually.