Webster, Texas, January 1, 2016— Clear Lake Regional Medical Center and Dr. Alecia Davis Townsend, OB/GYN helped Chad and Ashley Smith welcome their daughter, Madelyn, into the world at 1:29 a.m. on January 1, 2016. Madelyn weighs eight pounds and five ounces and is 20.5 inches long. The Smiths are from the Clear Lake area and this is their fifth child. Baby Madelyn has two brothers and two sisters who were eager to meet her.  

“We are very excited about being a family of seven now,” said Ashley Smith. “Being able to receive high-quality healthcare close to home made this an enjoyable experience.” 

“We are honored that more Houstonians have chosen us—year after year—to help welcome their children into the world and be part of memories that will last a lifetime,” said Stephen K. Jones, Jr., Chief Executive Officer at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. “This is our 42nd year ringing in a new year with a newborn Houstonian.”

Madelyn and her family received a gift card donated by Babies ‘R Us, a photography package from Mom 365 and the Clear Lake Regional Medical Center’s VIP package which includes a spa robe, baby blanket, gourmet meal for the new parents, meal cards for their guests, mini-fridge stocked with beverages, fruit and cheese try, chocolate truffles and a flesh flower arrangement.

To all the families we have served and to all of the families who will choose us this year to provide healthcare for their families, we wish you a happy and healthy new year.


About Clear Lake Regional Medical Center

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center is a full-service hospital offering inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services. The campus includes Level II Trauma Capabilities, Neuroscience Institute, The Heart & Vascular Hospital, Bariatrics Program, Breast Diagnostic Center, Wound Care Center, a level III Neonatal ICU, the area’s only Pediatric Emergency Department and Pediatric ICU, and a comprehensive range of services for patients of all ages. With a medical staff of more than 850, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center employs more than 2,100 medical professionals and has served the community for more than 40 years. In 2013, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center invested $92 million in an expansion and renovation project that enhanced services to better serve the Bay Area Houston community. For more information, call 281-332-2511 or visit online at www.clearlakermc.com For the latest news and updates, visit our website at http://www.clearlakermc.com or stay connected with us on Facebook and Twitter.


About HCA Gulf Coast Division

HCA Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities.  It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas’ residents and businesses.  HCA affiliated facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 13 hospitals, 8 ambulatory centers, 7 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one-phone-call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals, as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius.  For more information, visit our website at www.HCAGulfCoast.com