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CTMC Welcomes 2020 New Year's Baby

CTMC Welcomes 2020 New Year’s Baby

SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – The first baby of the New Year made her grand entrance at Central Texas Medical Center’s Women’s Center at 4:05 p.m. on January 1, 2020.

Dr. Kody Kunda delivered San Marcos’ newest resident, Elena Martinez, who weighed in at six pounds, five ounces. She is the first child for parents Juan Martinez and Maria Hernandez, both San Marcos natives.

CTMC presented the new family with a pack-and-play filled with new-baby necessities like diapers, a mobile, swaddles, teething toys and much more.

The state-of-the-art Women’s Center includes all private rooms, a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) an on-site, high-risk delivery suite and a customized cesarean section suite.

CTMC also offers expanded childbirth education and certified breastfeeding support. All programs are offered in both English and Spanish. Classes cover a variety of topics including Childbirth Education for First-Time Moms, Childbirth Refresher, Cesarean Sections, Breastfeeding and Lactation Consultation.

For more information or to schedule a tour of the Women’s Center, please call 512.753.3528 or visit

Proud parents Juan Martinez and Maria Hernandez with daughter Elena, the first baby born at CTMC in 2020.


About CTMC 
The hospital, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. The CTMC staff of more than 700 employees works with more than 300 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families. For more than 20 consecutive years, CTMC has been named The Best Hospital in Hays County in the annual “Best of Hays” publication released by the San Marcos Daily Record. In addition to interventional cardiac services, CTMC is a Certified Chest Pain Center and an accredited Primary Stroke Center. CTMC leads the region in da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery and offers a variety of specialty care services including medical imaging, rehabilitation, hospice, women’s services and more. For more information, follow CTMC on Facebook and Twitter, and visit our website at CTMC is a member of the AdventHealth.

With a sacred mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, AdventHealth is a connected system of care for every stage of life and health. More than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in physician practices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities and hospice centers provide individualized, wholistic care. A Christian mission, shared vision, common values, focus on whole-person health and commitment to making communities healthier unify the system’s 46 hospital campuses and hundreds of care sites in diverse markets throughout nine states.


Central Texas Medical Center
1301 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666