Baby of the Week: Hollie Catherine Gordon

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Hollie Catherine Gordon was born in Forth Valley Royal Hospital on December 29, 2016 at 11.17pm, weighing 7lbs 3oz.

THE PARENTS: Mum Melissa (32) is a completions engineer, while dad Colin (38) is an aircraft dispatcher. Hollie has an older brother Max (4) and the family live in Reddingmuirhead.

THE PREGNANCY: Melissa said the pregnancy was very straightforward.

THE BIRTH: It was a quick birth as Melissa was in labour for just two hours. Melissa was due on January 5.

THE NAME: Melissa and Colin both loved the name Hollie and because she was born during the Christmas period that sealed it. Hollie’s middle name is after Melissa’s mum Catherine.

THE BABY: Hollie is a really content baby who smiles and laughs. She has slept through the night since she was eight weeks old and mum Melissa says they are very lucky.

THE GRANDPARENTS: Hollie is the third grandchild for Irene Watson from Stenhousemuir and is the sixth grandchild of John Gordon from Maddiston.

THANKS: Melissa would like to thank the Poppyteam at Forth Valley and all their family and friends for all their love and support.