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Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East Welcomes First Baby of 2019 - Archived

Lexington, Ky. (January 2, 2019) – The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East welcomed its first baby of 2019 at 11:52 p.m. on January 1. The parents from Lexington, who preferred not to be named, welcomed Noah Musgrove. He weighed 7 lbs. and 4oz. and was 19 ¼ 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 Joan Morrin, RN, Nurse Manager, Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East.

The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East delivered 2,300 babies in 2018.

For more information on maternity care at this facility, call 859.967.CARE (2273), or visit

About Saint Joseph East
Saint Joseph East is a 217-bed full service community hospital located in the rapidly growing southeastern section of Lexington, KY. It includes the Women’s Hospital, dedicated to the health and well-being of women in central and eastern Kentucky with a 16 bed Level III NICU. Additional specialty services include heart care, breast care, orthopedic care and weight loss surgery.

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.


For More Information:
Mary Branham, Director, Communications
P: 859.313.2642
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Publish date: 

Wednesday, January 02, 2019