SGCMH Welcomes First Baby of 2024


Ste. Genevieve, MO – Congratulations, it’s a girl! Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital (SGCMH) is pleased to announce its first baby born for the New Year.

Baby girl, Hallie Lynn was delivered on January 3, at 5:11 am by Hannah Kertz, MD, OB/GYN, and weighed 8 pounds and 11 ounces and, measured at 20.5 inches long. This is the first baby for parents, Taylor Chilton and Christian Moulton from Farmington, MO. They were both beyond thrilled about their new bundle of joy being the first baby of the new year at the hospital.

Mom, Taylor Chilton commented about her entire experience.

“Being a first time mom, the process went well and the excitement continued after learning we won the New Year Baby promotion,” said Chilton. “We’re overjoyed with all the love and special care.”

Dad, Christian Moulton mentioned how they look forward to going home and adjusting to being new parents. The couple was very grateful for all the gifts and sends a special thanks to the hospital and local businesses for their support.

The donations from local businesses include:
Loida Dentistry-box of baby toothbrushes
Don Heil Oil Co.-$50 BP gift card
Ste. Genevieve County Community Center-$50 gift card
Laboure Exchange Thrift Shop - baby book set and $10 gift card
Bloomsdale Bank - Baby gift basket
SGCMH Auxiliary - Baby quilt
Sirro’s - $25 gift card
The Clip Joint -“Baby’s First Haircut” - $20 gift card
Pat’s Pastries - $10 Gift Certificate
Magnolias Est. 2021 - Willow Co sleeper
Belle Ever After - Letterboard, Wooden Milestone Blocks and $10 gift card
Rozier’s Country Mart - $50 gift card
Save-A-Lot - $25 gift card
Stella and Me - $50
Show Me Shop - 3 piece duck gift set
Common Grounds Coffee House - shirt and coffee
Rosie’s Posies - a gift card

Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital is a nonprofit county owned community hospital that works to continue to improve the health and well-being of the community. Our professional staff uses advanced technology and medicine to provide excellent, personalized, and compassionate healthcare. For more information on Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital, visit

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