At 3:23 pm on Wednesday, July 31, Saint Francis Medical Center’s Family BirthPlace celebrated its 102nd delivery of the month, setting a new record for the hospital. The Medical Center finished the month with 105 deliveries, breaking the previous record of 101 deliveries, set in December 2012. 8-pound baby boy Rhett Matthew Strickland was the record-breaking baby, born to parents Cortney and Matt Strickland of Jackson. The department had 1,039 total deliveries in 2012, including 19 sets of twins and one set of triplets.
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