Northern Inyo Hospital is pleased to welcome the arrival of the first baby of the New Year, born on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at 3:12 p.m.
Baby Talan Apollo Howard weighed in at 8 lbs., 9 oz., and measured 20 inches long. Talan is the second child of proud parents Rose and Jason Howard of Bishop.
Talan, delivered by Drs. Sarah Zuger and Martha Kim, is now resting at home with his parents and his big sister, Atlas. The Howard family graciously thanked nurses Carly True, Montana Bazell, Anneke Bishop, and Dana High.
Northern Inyo Hospital’s perinatal team assists with the birth of close to 200 babies each year, and always places the needs, safety, and comfort of new moms and families first. NIH is the Eastern Sierra’s only nationally certified Baby Friendly hospital. This certification recognizes hospitals that have made a dedicated commitment to help mothers with breast feeding, including training and educational programs for hospital staff and parents. NIH received it certification in September 2018.