Baby of the Week

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The birth of Joseph Gary Hamill

THE DETAILS: Joseph Gary Hamill was born on November 17, 2012, at Forth Valley Royal Hospital at 3.35 p.m. weighing 7lb 2oz.

THE PARENTS: Mum Lea-Anne McNab is 34 and a full-time mum, and dad Gary Hamill is 33 and an engineer. The family live in Dennyloanhead with older boys Charlie (6) and Lucas (3).

THE PREGNANCY: The pregnancy went very well. Lea-Anne said she’s had difficult pregnancies so far but the last pregnancy has been the best.

THE BIRTH: Little Joseph was three weeks early and was delivered by section. Mum and baby were well afterwards.

THE BABY: Joseph is a great baby who eats and sleeps well. He’s starting to recognise all the family and likes giggling away to himself.

THE NAME: ‘Joseph’ is Gary’s grandfather’s name and Gary’s middle name.

THE GRANDPARENTS: Joseph is doted on by his grandparents. He’s a first grandchild for Doreen Hamill from Cowie and a sixth for Mary and Ian McNab of Dennyloanhead.

THANKS: Special thanks go to all the midwives, the Tulip team, and Dr Paul Holmes.

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