Proud parents Taryn and Kyle Eckert from Carpentersville, Illinois welcomed their second child, a baby boy, at 6:31 a.m. on January 1 at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington.
Weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces and 20.5 inches long, Jaxson Lee Eckert joins his older brother Evan who will be three years old next month. The delivering physician was obstetrician Dr. Thomas Meyer.
Located at 450 W. Highway 22 in Barrington, Illinois, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital is an acute care facility with more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties. With a nationally-recognized cancer program, renowned cardiac care and an extensive range of outpatient services, Good Shepherd Hospital is part of Advocate Health Care, named one of the Top Ten hospital systems in the U.S. by Thomson-Reuters. For more about Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, visit AdvocateHealth.com/gshp.
About the Author
Lisa O’Neil serves as director of public affairs and marketing at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington.
Lisa is also contributes to our Barrington Health series at 365Barrington.com focused on advice from area physicians, the latest medical news and trends toward better health in and around Barrington, Illinois.