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Welcome, Baby! Saint Joseph London Announces First Birth of 2024

LONDON, Ky. (Jan. 4, 2024) – At 9:33 a.m. on January 1, Saint Joseph London delivered its first baby of 2024. Tressie Smith and Rodney Smith from Booneville welcomed Maggie Ann Smith. She weighed 8 lbs. 3 oz. and was 19 inches long.

This year, the Saint Joseph London Foundation presented the parents with several gifts, including books, toys and necessities.

“Welcoming the first bundle of joy born at our hospital in 2024 is such a blessing,” said Aretha Roberts, manager, obstetrics, Saint Joseph London. “We take pride in being a trusted source for countless parents welcoming their new additions, and we extend a huge congratulations to this family as they embark on their new journey.” 

In 2023, Saint Joseph London welcomed 899 babies.

For more information on maternity care at Saint Joseph London, call 606.330.6300 or visit www.chisaintjosephhealth.org/london-maternity

About CHI Saint Joseph Health

CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of CommonSpirit Health, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 100 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes, home health agencies and an ambulatory Care Center. The hospitals in CHI Saint Joseph Health are Flaget Memorial Hospital, Saint Joseph Berea, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph Jessamine, Saint Joseph London, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, and Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to providing a wide array of services toward a goal of building a healthier future for all. CHI Saint Joseph Health embodies a strong mission and faith-based heritage and works through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities it serves.

About Saint Joseph London

Saint Joseph London is a 150-bed full-service hospital located in London, Kentucky. Established in 1926, the facility serves patients from southeastern Kentucky, including those from Clay, Laurel, Jackson, Whitley, Knox and Pulaski counties. The current $152 million regional hospital opened in 2010, and offers all private patient rooms, with most overlooking a small lake and garden on the 52-acre healing environment. 

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At 9:33 a.m. on January 1, Saint Joseph London delivered its first baby of 2024. Tressie Smith and Rodney Smith from Booneville welcomed Maggie Ann Smith. She weighed 8 lbs. 3 oz. and was 19 inches long.

At 9:33 a.m. on January 1, Saint Joseph London delivered its first baby of 2024. Tressie Smith and Rodney Smith from Booneville welcomed Maggie Ann Smith. She weighed 8 lbs. 3 oz. and was 19 inches long.

Publish date: 

Thursday, January 04, 2024

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