Keith, Madelyn and Payton

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Rings in the New Year with First Baby of 2023

MOUNT STERLING, KY (January 3, 2023) – On Sunday, January 1, 2023 Saint Joseph Mount Sterling delivered its first baby of 2023 at 9:15 p.m. Payton Moore and Keith Brubaker from Means, Ky., welcomed Madelyn. She weighed 8 lbs. and was 20 inches long.

This year, the hospital presented the family with several gifts, including a Radio Flyer wagon with clothing, diapers, blankets and other essential items for the first baby of the new year.

“This is always one of our favorite announcements of the year – welcoming the first baby of the new year,” said Jennifer Chism, chief nursing officer, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling. “Congratulations to this family for their precious arrival and for trusting us to help bring their little one into this world.”

In 2022, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling welcomed 245 babies.

For more information on maternity care services at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, call 859.497.5000, or visit

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 Saint Joseph Mount Sterling

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling is a 42-bed community hospital located in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. Established in 1918, the facility serves residents of Montgomery, Bath, Menifee, Powell and Rowan counties. An investment of $60 million opened the current facility in 2011.



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