The following press release was sent to the Bloomingtonian Tuesday:
“FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 3, 2023
IU Health Bloomington celebrates first baby of 2023
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – IU Health Bloomington congratulates parents Christina and Andrew Ward
of Ellettsville, on the birth of their child, Annalee Gracelynn Ward, on Sunday, Jan. 1.
Annalee Gracelynn Ward entered the world at 3:22 am, making her the first New Year’s Baby for the
hospital. She weighs 7 pounds, 12 ounces and is 21 inches long.
The IU Health team wishes the family well on their new addition.
About Indiana University Health
Named among the “Best Hospitals in America” by U.S. News & World Report for 23 consecutive
years, Indiana University Health is dedicated to providing a unified standard of preeminent, patient-
centered care. A unique partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine – one of the nation’s
leading medical schools – gives our highly skilled physicians access to innovative treatments using
the latest research and technology. Learn more at www.iuhealth.org.