London, Ky. (January 2, 2020) – Saint Joseph London welcomed its first baby of 2020 at 10:56 a.m. on Wednesday, January 1. Ana Elvia Vasquez and Travis Storms from Lily, Ky., welcomed Jackson Immanuel Storms. He weighed 6 lbs. and 13 oz. and was 19 inches long.
The new baby and mom share a birthday: Ana was the first baby born on New Year’s Day 22 years ago in Henry County, Ohio.
The Saint Joseph London Foundation made it possible to present the parents with a Radio Flyer, a car seat, and a basket with assorted blankets, several outfits, diapers and a stuffed elephant.
“Every birth is exciting, but there’s something even more special about the arrival of the first baby of the new year. We always look forward to sharing this wonderful experience with the families,” said Sharon Patton, director, Women’s Services, Saint Joseph London.
Saint Joseph London delivered 1,128 babies in 2019.
For more information on maternity care at Saint Joseph London, call 606.330.6300, or visit www.chisaintjosephhealth.org//saint-joseph-london/services/mother-baby-care.
About CHI Saint Joseph Health
CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of Catholic Health Initiatives, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 135 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to building healthier communities by elevating patient care through an integrated physical and behavioral health delivery system. 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, KY. 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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