Alice Gail Neilson was born on January 10, 2018 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 6lbs 7oz.
THE PARENTS: Lauryn Tina Smith (21) and Gary Neilson (25) both work as customer service assistants with SSE. The family stay in Larbert.
THE PREGNANCY: Baby Alice was an unexpected but very welcome arrival. Lauryn was sent home from work on January 9 with severe stomach pains. After visiting the doctors, she was admitted straight to hospital. She gave birth to Alice the next morning at 4.59am.
THE BIRTH: Alice was a natural and quick birth.
THE BABY: Alice is a great, happy baby who is always smiling.
THE NAME: Lauryn looked online for a baby name and fell in love with Alice. Gail was for Gary’s late sister.
THE GRANDPARENTS: Alice’s grandparents are Nichola Smith of Larbert, David Smith of Stenhousmuir and Ann and David Neilson of Polmont.
THANKS: Both parents thank the nurses and their parents.