Skip to Main Content

Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East Welcomes First Baby of 2018 - Archived


For More Information:
David McArthur, Senior Manager, Media Relations
502.562.7016 or 502.648.3411
[email protected]


Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East Welcomes First Baby of 2018


Lexington, Ky. (January 1, 2018) – The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East, part of KentuckyOne Health, welcomed its first baby of 2018 at 5:48 a.m. on January 1, 2018.  

Bryce Barron and Jaleigha York from Berea, Ky. welcomed Letty Jae Barron. She weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

Each year, hospital staff work to create a special welcome experience for the 2018 New Year’s baby and family. This year, the hospital presented the family with gift certificates to local restaurants, baby care items, books, toys, clothing, and grocery gift certificate. Some items were also donated by the Women’s Hospital Auxiliary and many support local community businesses.

“This is something each of us look forward to each year,” said Dana Brundon, director, Surgical & Women’s Services. “We are thrilled to help make this arrival so special for this family. We are privileged to be part of each new beginning, and it is an honor to care for every family.”

 For more information on maternity care at this facility, call 859.967.CARE (2273), or go to
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, part of Catholic Health Initiatives, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth, and includes hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies in Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved.


Publish date: 

Tuesday, January 02, 2018