Desert Regional Medical Center welcomed the Coachella Valley’s first baby of the new year early Thursday morning.
According to Desert Regional Spokesperson Richard Ramhoff, Jacob Wesley Dove, son of Mishayla Marie Fallis and Justin Dove of Twenty Nine Palms was born at 1:26 a.m. Jan. 1, 2015.
Jacob weighed six pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches tall. Ramhoff says this is the couple’s second child; Jacob’s brother Michael was born in 2012. The doctors, nurses and staff at Desert Regional’s Women & Infants Center wish the family a very happy and healthy new year.
Desert Regional Medical Center is home to the Coachella Valley’s only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and only designated Trauma Center.