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Marian Regional Medical Center Welcomes First Baby of 2023

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The healthy baby boy brings joy and excitement to local parents

SANTA MARIA, CA – January 1, 2023 – Marian Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is excited to announce that it has welcomed its first baby of the year!

Marian welcomed a baby boy named Romeo Jay Lizama to mother Yomira Morales, and father Angel Lizama. Romeo was born just after midnight at 12:20am weighing eight pounds, 12 ounces and measuring 20 inches long. Romeo is the first child for the couple, who are from Lompoc. 

"We are excited and blessed to start the New Year with the newest member of our family, exclaims Yomira.”

Nurses at MRMC’s Family Birthing Center presented the family with beautiful gift basket filled with goodies and essentials for the sweet bundle of joy.

Mom is healthy and recovering in the hospital. Romeo is receiving special care in Marian’s 21-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The family is overjoyed and looks forward to taking Romeo home in the coming days.


About Marian Regional Medical Center

Marian Regional Medical Center is a state-of-the-art, 191-bed medical center located in Santa Maria, California. The modern facility is home to a broad array of services including a level II trauma center, a level III neonatal intensive care unit, a nationally recognized cardiac care center, and boasts the Central Coast’s only Comprehensive Community Cancer Program as recognized by the Commission on Cancer. Marian has been recognized for quality and patient safety and named one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades®.

Marian Regional Medical Center together with Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, comprise Dignity Health Central Coast, a network of hospitals, physicians, and outpatient services including physician offices, ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers, and a full service home health agency.

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Sunday, January 01, 2023