LOUISVILLE, Ky. – UofL Health – UofL Health welcomed its first baby of 2024 at 5:40 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2024.

Jesse Mattingly and Desmond Gibbs, from Louisville, welcomed their baby boy Kobe Gibbs. He weighed 10 pounds, 5 ounces and was 22 ¼ inches long.


“Starting off the new year with a precious young one is an inspiring way to ring in 2024,” said Lisa Bunnell, manager of labor and delivery at UofL Hospital’s Center for Women and Infants. “We thank all the moms and dads for allowing our team to share their exciting expansion of their family.”

UofL Hospital delivered more than 1,800 babies in 2023.

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