London, Ky. (January 3, 2019) - Saint Joseph London welcomed its first baby of 2019 at 10:07 a.m. on January 2, 2019. Garrett and Diana Fields from London welcomed Adailynn Rose Fields. She weighed 6 lbs. and 13.9 oz. and was 19 ½ inches long.
Each year, hospital staff work with local businesses to create a welcome wagon for the first baby born in the New Year, including gift certificates, diapers, wipes and assorted gifts.
“We always look forward to the arrival of the first baby of the year and enjoy making this experience so special for families,” said Lisa Minton, Unit Coordinator for the Birthing Center at Saint Joseph London. “We appreciate all the local businesses that donated items to give to this family.”
Saint Joseph London delivered 1085 babies in 2018.
For more information on maternity care at Saint Joseph London, call 606.330.6300, or visit www.kentuckyonehealth.org/london-maternity.
About Saint Joseph London
Saint Joseph London is a 120-bed full service hospital located in London, KY. The current $152 million regional hospital opened in 2010 featuring the latest technology along with nationally ranked, award-winning services. All patient rooms are private, with most overlooking a small lake and garden on the 52-acre healing environment. Saint Joseph London was founded in 1926 and treats patients from southeastern Kentucky, including those from Clay, Laurel, Jackson, Whitley, Knox and Pulaski counties.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, part of Catholic Health Initiatives, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and includes hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved.
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