TCRH Welcomes First Babies of 2018

January 5, 2018

Galax, Virginia – Twin County Regional Hospital is ringing in 2018 with the year’s first bundles of joy. A baby boy and a baby girl were born on the afternoon of Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Both babies were delivered by Dr. Katherine “Katie” F. Bryant.

Weighing 7 pounds and measuring 20 inches, James was born to Deborah and James, Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 2:32 pm.

“We are thrilled to welcome our new baby boy!” said Deborah. “The physicians, nurses and staff at Twin County Regional Hospital took such great care of us and we are so grateful to them for making this experience so special.”

Weighing 7 pounds and 14 ounces and measuring 21 inches, Lyla was born to Kalyn and Taylor, Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 6:16 pm.

“The doctors and nurses were all great!” said Kalyn.  “It was a wonderful experience.”

“We have an exceptional team of clinical and support staff who are dedicated to bringing new life into our community, not just on New Year’s Day but year-round,” said Katherine “Katie” F. Bryant, MD at Twin County Regional Hospital. “Our expectation is that every patient and their family will have a positive experience and genuinely feel our commitment to providing the highest quality care possible, in a comfortable and welcoming environment.”

Twin County Regional Hospital would like to thank those who contributed to the family of our New Year’s Baby which included: Adams’ Jewelers; American Glass and Mirror Company; Applebee’s Grill; Chapters Bookshop; Ciro’s Pizza & Subs; Cornerstone Community Church; County Line Café; Dairy Bar; El Torito Restaurant; Galax Smokehouse; Horton’s Supermarket; Ideal Florist; RJ’s Pizza & Subs; Roy’s Diamond Center; Schewels Furniture; Subway; Twin County Cinema; Twin County Regional Hospital Gift Shop, Twin County Wellness Center and Wendy’s.

Twin County Regional Hospital’s Women’s Health services is committed to providing high quality, compassionate care close to home for new and expecting parents. The unit offers state-of-the-art equipment, renovated patient rooms, lactation specialists, birthing and infant care classes, infant CPR classes and more to support families with their new additions.

For additional information about the Women’s Health services of Twin County Regional Hospital or complimentary childbirth and infant CPR classes offered for the community or to find an OB/GYN provider, please call 1.800.424.DOCS (3627) or visit the Women’s Health Services page at

Twin County Regional Hospital & Family Welcomes First Baby Boy of 2018

L to R (front to back): Deborah, son James and James

Celina Smith, RN; Katherine “Katie” F. Bryant, MD; Jennifer Adams, RN, BSN, Women’s Health Director and Kim Crouse, RN

Twin County Regional Hospital & Family Welcomes First Baby Girl of 2018

L to R (front to back): Kalyn and daughter Lyla

Stephanie Evans, RN; Katherine “Katie” F. Bryant, MD and Celina Smith, RN

About Twin County Regional Hospital

Twin County Regional Hospital (TCRH) is the flagship of the Twin County Regional Healthcare delivery system, a Duke LifePoint Healthcare affiliate, centered on the mission “Making Communities Healthier®.  The hospital is located in Galax, Virginia, the center of the Twin Counties of Grayson and Carroll Counties in Southwest Virginia. 

Twin County Regional Hospital has been the anchor and the region’s leader of healthcare for 44 years offering services such as acute care, cardiac rehab/cardio direct, cardiology, cardiopulmonary services, diabetes education, diagnostic imaging, emergency services, gastroenterology, lab/lab direct, occupational health, orthopedics, rehabilitation services, sleep center, stroke center, surgical services, teleneurology, wellness center, women’s health and many other services.

The hospital and the Twin County Physician Practices (Galax, Hillsville & Independence; Behavioral Health; Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT); Pain; Pediatrics; Surgery, Urgent Care and Urology) – continually develop and improve services as well as outreach programs in response to community need based on a foundation of teamwork, compassion and respect for all.  For additional information, please visit or find TCRH on Facebook.