TCRH Welcomes First Baby of 2019

January 3, 2019

Twin County Regional Hospital is ringing in 2019 with the year’s first bundle of joy. Weighing 7 pounds and 9 ounces and measuring 20.5 inches, Jaxson was born to Brittany and Tanner, Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at 9:42 am.

“We are thrilled to welcome our new baby boy!”, said Brittany. “The physicians, nurses and staff at Twin County Regional Hospital took such great care of us. We are so grateful to them for making this experience so special.” Brittany remarked, “I had my first child here as well and I tell everyone that this hospital has the best OB department around!”

“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 Dr. Carlos J. Blattner, OB/GYN 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.”  Dr. Blattner emphasized, “We have been honored to deliver over 250 babies in 2018.  We are privileged to be part of this exciting and special time for families. First breaths of life are taken here!”

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; Cassie’s Boutique; Chapters Bookshop; Christ Chapel; Ciro’s Pizza & Subs; County Line Café; Dairy Bar; El Rio Grande Restaurant; Galax Smokehouse; Guynn Furniture of Galax; Hillcrest Baptist Church; Horton’s Supermarket; Ideal Florist; LuLaRoe by Shannon Hendrick; Martin’s Flowers; RJ’s Pizza & Subs; Roy’s Diamond Center; Schewels Furniture; Subway; 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 276.236.1704 or call 1.800.424.DOCS (3627) or visit

Pictured:  Carlos J. Blattner, MD; parents Brittany and Tanner with son Jaxson; Katrina Parks, RN; Sarah Jefferson, RN and Jennifer Adams, RN, BSN, Women’s Health Director

About Twin County Regional Healthcare

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 over 45 years offering services such as acute care, behavioral health, cardiac rehab/cardio direct, cardiology, cardiopulmonary services, chronic disease education, diagnostic imaging, emergency services, gastroenterology, intensive care, lab/lab direct, occupational health, orthopedics, rehabilitation services, sleep center, stroke center, surgical services, teleneurology, wellness center, women’s health and birthing center and many other services.

The hospital and the Twin County Physician Practices (Galax, Hillsville & Independence; Behavioral Health; Cardiology; Gastroenterology; Orthopedics; 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 call 276.236.TCRH (8274) or visit or find TCRH on Facebook.