First Baby Born in 2021 | Welcome Sam James!

Welcome Sam James, born 1/1/2021 at 11:00 am.

UP Health System – Marquette is ringing in 2021 with the year’s first bundle of joy. Weighing 6 pounds and 11.8 ounces and measuring 20.5 inches, Sam James was born to Meghan and Jack, Friday, Jan. 1, at 11:00 am.

The Family Birthing Center at UP Health System – Marquette is committed to providing high quality, compassionate care close to home for new and expecting parents in the region. The Family Birthing Center considers it an honor to care for you and your family and is dedicated to family-centered care from pregnancy through parenting.

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at UP Health System – Marquette is the region’s only intensive care unit specializing in the care of ill or premature newborn infants. Our NICU is staffed by expert neonatologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, and medical professionals who are trained in the life-saving care of newborns. The NICU serves families across the entire Upper Peninsula.

“Our clinical and support staff are committed to creating a safe, welcoming and comfortable environment for moms and babies,” said Anne Loman, RN, Clinical Director for the Family Birthing Center and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UP Health System – Marquette. “It is one of our great privileges to help our community’s families welcome their newest additions in a positive and memorable way.”

The UP Health System – Marquette Family Birthing Center is located at 850 W. Baraga Ave. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, please call 844.411.UPHS (8747), or visit

Congrats to proud parents Meghan and Jack!

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