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Welcome, Baby! Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East Announces First Birth of 2024

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 3, 2024) – At 12:20 a.m. on January 1, Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East delivered its first baby of 2024. Kylie Whitaker Erlewein and Kris Cole Jr. from Nicholasville welcomed Kaylani Elaine. She weighed 5 lbs. 10 oz. and was 19.5 inches long.

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

“Welcoming little ones into the world is truly a miraculous experience, and we are proud to be a part of families’ special moments daily,” said Eydie Johnson, BSN, RNC-OB, nurse manager, Labor and Delivery and Perinatal Education, at Women’s Hospital. “We wish nothing but the best for this family as they begin their new journey.” 

In 2023, Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East welcomed 1,438 babies.

For more information on maternity care services at the Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East, call 859.967.5705 or visit www.chisaintjosephhealth.org/womens-hospital-services.

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 Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East

The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East is a 16-bed Level III NICU located in Lexington, Kentucky. Established in 2010, the facility serves residents of central and eastern Kentucky and is a state-of-the-art hospital dedicated exclusively to the health and well-being of women. The facility features patient- and family-centered design and amenities.

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At 12:20 a.m. on January 1, Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East delivered its first baby of 2024.

At 12:20 a.m. on January 1, Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East delivered its first baby of 2024. Kylie Whitaker Erlewein and Kris Cole Jr. from Nicholasville welcomed Kaylani Elaine. She weighed 5 lbs. 10 oz. and was 19.5 inches long.

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Wednesday, January 03, 2024

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