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Russell Milligan
Presence Saint Joseph Hospital - Chicago


Presence Saint Joseph Hospital - Chicago Celebrates Arrival of First Baby Born in 2013!

Chicago, Ill. – January 3, 2013 – Entering the world at 5:19 a.m. on January 1, Jack Michael Armbruster was the first baby to be born in 2013 at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital – Chicago (PSJH). He weighed 6 pounds and measured 19 inches long.

His parents, Jennifer and Aric Armbruster, and older brother, Cole, 2, who also was born at PSJH, reside in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood.

Ewa Bilinski, MD, board-certified obstetrician, delivered the baby, along with help from the staff at The Family Birthplace. To celebrate the New Year’s Day arrival, nurses presented the family with a gift basket filled with clothing, a stuffed animal and baby spoon monogrammed with the hospital name.

About 1,700 babies are born annually at The Family Birthplace, which provides comprehensive care around the clock by board-certified obstetricians, anesthesiologists, in-house neonatologist, pediatric surgeon, certified nurse-midwives, family practitioners and pediatricians. The hospital is designated a Level III Perinatal Facility, the highest level, by the Illinois Department of Public Health. The hospital has the capabilities to care for high-risk mothers and premature babies.

(left to right) Parents Aric and Jennifer Armbruster celebrate the New Year's Day birth of their son, Jack Michael Armbruster, with Selina Pritchard, RN and May Chiongson, RN. Jack was the first baby to be born in 2013 at the hospital.


About Presence Saint Joseph Hospital - Chicago (PSJH)
PSJH is a nationally ranked, award-winning teaching hospital serving Chicago’s lake shore communities. It’s home to many world-renowned physicians and advanced medical technologies. For more information, visit

About Provena Health – Resurrection Health Care, Now Joined as Presence Health
Presence Saint Joseph Hospital is part of Presence Health, a family of Catholic, not-for profit, healthcare services providing advanced medical care and exceptional service with compassion and hope. With locations in Chicago and its collar counties, as well as in East-Central Illinois, it is the largest Catholic health provider in Illinois, encompassing 12 hospitals, 27 long term care and senior residential facilities, numerous outpatient services, clinics, home health services, hospice, private duty, and comprehensive Behavioral Health services. Presence Health is sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, the Servants of the Holy Heart of Mary, the Sisters of the Holy Family, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas and the Sisters of the Resurrection. Visit to learn more.


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