Grove Creek Medical Center Welcomes Their First Baby of 2020

BLACKFOOT, Idaho – January 1, 2020 – Grove Creek Medical Center is happy to announce that the first baby born at the hospital in 2020 has arrived. Blackfoot couple Charlynn and Ivan Perkes welcomed Grant, their sixth child, into the world on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at 2:26 a.m.

Wednesday morning came pretty quickly for the Beck family. They arrived at the hospital at 1:00 a.m. and within an hour and a half where the proud new parents of a beautiful baby boy.

Grant, who weighed 6 pounds and 11 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long, was delivered by the couple’s OB-GYN, Dr. Paul Beckett, of Blackfoot Medical Center.

In celebration of being the first baby born at Grove Creek, staff presented the Perkes family with a brand new car seat and stroller, baby wrap, swaddling blankets, and diaper bag filled with other important baby essentials. 

Mom and Dad are feeling tired from an exciting morning, but say that everyone is doing great and getting some much needed rest. 

Congratulations to Charlynn and Ivan!