Jackson David Robert Bell was born at 1.45am on March 5 at Forth Valley Royal Infirmary, weighing 6lb 15oz. The family live in Falkirk.
THE PARENTS: Mum Helena Nelson (36) works as a claims assistant with Gallacher Bassett, while dad Richard Bell (36) works as a tanker driver with Certas Energy.
THE PREGNANCY: Helena described her pregnancy as “horrendous” as she was very sick to begin with. Apart that everything else was okay!
THE BIRTH: Helena said that her birth with Jackson felt better then her pregnancy. Jackson was three weeks and one day early as her waters broke and she was induced. After a five and a half hour labour, Jackson was born.
THE BABY: Jackson is a very alert and cheery baby. He used to sleep through the night but ever since moving into his bigger cot, he has not settled very well,
THE NAME: Mum Helena liked the name Jack but the couple thought that Jack Bell was too short so they decided Jackson was best.
THE GRANDPARENTS: Jackson’s grandparents are Kim Bell, Mary Nelson, David Nelson and Helena’s step-dad Martin McFarlane who has sadly passed away.
THANKS: The parents would like to thank the midwives at Forth Valley Royal and all family and friends for gifts.