Baby of the Week: Lochlyn McDonald

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Lochlyn McDonald was born at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbert, on June 13, 2016 at 8pm weighing 8lb 3oz.

THE PARENTS: Mum Kerry McGeechan (29) is a nurse and dad Blair McDonald (32) is a project manager. Lochlyn has a big sister, Kennedy McDonald (8), and big brother, Liam Flynn (10). The family live in Larbert.

THE PREGNANCY: Kerry says she was lucky and had a very relaxing pregnancy.

THE BIRTH: Lochlyn decided to arrive six days early while his dad was still in Shetland working. Luckily he managed to get the first flight to Edinburgh and arrived home at 10am in time to take Kerry to hospital.

THE BABY: Kerry describes her baby son as “so jolly”, adding he rarely cries. However, he likes to see everything that goes on and isn’t too keen on sleeping.

THE NAME: The couple wanted a Scottish name but couldn’t agree on one until he was born and they decided Lochlyn suited him perfectly.

THE GRANDPARENTS: Lochlyn is a fourth grandchild for Maureen McDonald of Airth and Malcolm McDonald of Larbert, and a third grandson for Morag and Jim McGeechan of Greenock.

THANKS: Thanks to both grannies for all their help and support.