Speare welcomes hospital’s first baby of 2014

PLYMOUTH — Speare Memorial Hospital welcomed its first baby of 2014, Oscar Bryan, on Friday, January 3 at 3:01 p.m.

Delivered by Dr. Joseph Ebner and entering the world at 9 pounds., 8 ounces., and 21.5 inches long, Oscar was welcomed by his parents Maren and Derek Bryan of Plymouth, and four older brothers: Milo, age 9; Jonas, age 7; Ollie, age 5; and Dutch, age 2. The family recently relocated to Plymouth from Utah as Derek is working toward his master's degree in Adventure Education at Plymouth State University.

"We have felt very well taken care of," notes Maren of her Speare experience. As the family prepared to take Oscar home, his big brothers were bursting with excitement. Maren said, "They were so excited it was a boy."

Speare Memorial Hospital —a 24-hour, acute care, non-profit community hospital and health care provider serving Plymouth and the communities of central New Hampshire—is nationally ranked as a HealthStrongTM: Top 100 Critical Access Hospital.