Friday, January 22, 2010

Baby Esther

100121-N-6410J-485 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Jan. 21, 2010) – Esther, the first baby born aboard USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) sleeps in the pediatric ward after being delivered at 2:27 p.m. EST. Born seven weeks premature, she weighs less than five pounds, but entered the world healthy and without complications aboard the hospital ship. Comfort is in the Caribbean nation supporting Operation Unified Response. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Matthew Jackson/Released)


  1. HURRAY for Esther!!!! We are SO SO excited to see this post. The Mom of Esther is so sweet ... read this story about how Esther's Mama made it onto your ship ... We are anxious to see her again and hope to know when you cut her loose ... we'll help with recovery, etc.