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Neighbours rescued the boy after they heard his cries at night and rushed him to the Kapenguria County Hospital.
As reported by Nairobi News, Chepterit is said to have given birth unassisted at around 2 am on Wednesday and disposed of the baby in the pit latrine later.
Charged with concealing a birth contrary to Section 227 of the Penal Code and she pleaded guilty before Resident Magistrate Phoebe Kulecho and begged for leniency when she appeared before the Magistrate Court on Thursday.
She has confessed to having committed the act after quarrelling with her husband, who claimed that he was not responsible for the pregnancy.