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It’s a Boy! Texas Health Allen Welcomes First Baby of 2014
01/03/2014

ALLEN, Texas — The first baby born in 2014 at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen is a bouncing baby boy.

Jackson Thomas Gunter was born to Jeff and Shanda Gunter at 11:34 a.m.
Jackson Thomas Gunter was born to Jeff and Shanda Gunter at 11:34 a.m.

Jackson Thomas Gunter was born to Jeff and Shanda Gunter at 11:34 a.m., a few weeks shy of his Jan. 26 due date. He weighed in at 6 pounds, 4 ounces and measures 18 inches long. This is the first child for the couple, who live in Allen.

“We were not planning to have a New Year’s Day baby,” Jeff Gunter said. “But, we are so thankful that he is here and that he is healthy.”

The Family Birthplace at Texas Health Allen offers families personalized care that’s enhanced by advanced technology, compassionate caregivers and physicians on the medical staff, and comprehensive support services to help you care for your new baby. You will have the ability to focus on what’s truly important — your newest addition.

For more information on The Family Birthplace at Texas Health Allen visit TexasHealth.org/Allen-Women.

About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen is a 73-bed acute-care hospital serving the northern Collin County area since 2000. The hospital’s services include women’s services, a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics, pediatrics, wound care and sleep medicine. Texas Health Allen, an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, has more than 500 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 25 specialties. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL or visit TexasHealth.org/Allen.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes 24 acute care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with Texas Health Resources. It includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist hospitals, a large physician group, outpatient facilities, and home health, preventive and fitness services, and an organization for medical research and education.

For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.

Doctors on the medical staff practice independently and are not employees or agents of the hospital.

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