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Published on July 29, 2013

Rush Copley Expecting 50,000th Baby

Aurora, IL – Since 1995, Rush Copley has delivered special miracles at its Ogden Avenue campus.  The hospital will soon reach a milestone of delivering 50,000 newborns into the world.

To celebrate this milestone the hospital has launched an online baby countdown at  Visitors to the website can view the countdown to the 50,000th delivery, cast their vote for the sex of the 50,000th baby, and share their own birth story.

“There is no greater joy than the birth of a child,” said Karen Werrbach, Director of Women’s Health at Rush-Copley.  “We are thrilled to reach the 50,000th delivery at the Ogden Avenue campus and privileged to be the most preferred hospital in the Fox Valley area.  It’s a special honor to become part of a family’s experience as they welcome a new baby.” 

Rush-Copley’s board-certified obstetricians, gynecologists, neonatologists and midwives deliver more babies in the Fox Valley area than any other hospital.  Equipped with the latest technology, these highly experienced providers are prepared for everything from the most routine deliveries to high-risk pregnancies needing the care of in Rush-Copley’s Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  Rush Copley was the first hospital in the country to receive the Gold Seal of ApprovalTM by the Joint Commission for Normal Delivery and Respiratory Distress Syndrome in the Preterm infant. 

Were you born at Rush-Copley?

If you or your child was born at Rush-Copley, post a photo and your name and birth date on Facebook at  We’ll enter you in a drawing to win free passes to Rush Copley Healthplex.

To learn more about the 50,000th birth and Rush-Copley’s Family Birth Center, visit

About Rush-Copley

Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL, is a 210-bed hospital providing health and wellness services to the greater Fox Valley community. Nearly 500 physicians and 2,000 clinical and professional staff members provide advanced medicine and extraordinary care to patients.  Rush Copley is a member of the Rush-System for Health.


For more information, contact:

Courtney Satlak
Director of Marketing

If you need to reach someone after business hours, please call 630-978-6200 and ask the operator to page the marketing representative on call.