Maine Medical Center welcomes Baby New Year

December 31, 2018

Contact: Chelsea Miller
207-662-4096 /

PORTLAND, Maine – It’s a boy! Maine Medical Center’s Family Birth Center had reason to celebrate Jan. 1 when Anna McGuckin and Jarlath McGuckin of Portland welcomed their first child, Lev at 12:21 a.m.

Both Anna and Lev are in good health. Members of the media wishing to speak with Lev’s parents should contact MMC Communications and Public Affairs Manager Chelsea Miller at 662-4096 or

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Maine Medical Center (MMC), recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News and World Report for 2018-2019, is a complete health care resource for the people of Greater Portland and the entire state, as well as northern New England. Incorporated in 1868, MMC is the state’s largest medical center, licensed for 637 beds and employing nearly 8,700 people. MMC's unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including an active educational program and a world-class biomedical research center. As a nonprofit institution, Maine Medical Center provides nearly 23 percent of all the charity care delivered in Maine. MMC is a member of the MaineHealth system, a growing family of health care services in northern New England. For more information, visit