Nantucket Cottage Hospital welcomed the first island baby of 2016 early on the morning of January 2.
Maria Raquel Pineda, a healthy baby girl, was born at 4:51 a.m. the morning of January 2, weighing 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and measuring 20 inches long.
She is the daughter of Noé Pineda and Sonia Raquel Chacón, of Nantucket.
In the photo are baby Maria, Noé and Sonia, as well as Maria’s big brother Amilcar Tejada behind them.
The Birthplace at Nantucket Cottage Hospital is a full service, fully equipped facility complete with three large labor rooms and both ante and post-partum rooms. During the last fiscal year (September 2014 – September 2015), the Birthplace at Nantucket Cottage Hospital welcomed 137 new Nantucket Natives to the world.
Jason Graziadei | Public Information Officer
Nantucket Cottage Hospital
57 Prospect Street, Nantucket, MA 02554