The birth of Laura Helen Hendry
THE DETAILS: Laura Helen Hendry was born at Forth Valley Royal Hospital on August 6 at 10.38 p.m. weighing 6lb 5oz.
THE PARENTS: Mum Lesley Hendry is 33 and a recruitment director in West Lothian, and dad Grant Hendry is 49 and a managing director in West Lothian. Laura is the couple’s second child.
THE PREGNANCY: Lesley said that their were no problems during the pregnancy.
THE BIRTH: The birth was very fast. There was a 38-minute gap between Lesley’s waters breaking and Laura’s arrival.
THE BABY: Baby Laura is full of smiles, even for strangers. She has not yet mastered sleeping through the night but is getting there. She alos loved watching what’s going on and looking at three-year-old brother Ewan.
THE NAME: Mum and dad picked ‘Laura’ because they thought the name suited her. ‘Helen’ is after Grant’s mum.
THE GRANDPARENTS: Laura is another grandchild for Helen and Richard Hendry of Edinburgh and Liz and Ian Smith of Larbert.
THANKS: Thanks go to the team at Forth Valley Royal and also the security guard at the hospital who helped get Lesley to the right place in a hurry.