Emily Rose Walker was born in Forth Valley Royal Hospital on August 4, 2016, at 11.21am, weighing 8lb 0.5oz.
THE PARENTS: Mum Jackie (30) is a sales assistant and dad Steven (31) is a chemical process operator. Emily has two big brothers, Nathan Billy (9) and Ryan George (3), and the family live in Hallglen.
THE PREGNANCY: Jackie described it as “very difficult”, particularly after she developed gestational diabetes. “Definitely my last pregnancy,” she said.
THE BIRTH: Although she wanted a natural birth, because of her condition and a previous c-section, Jackie had to again have a c-section delivery.
THE BABY: “She’s a little diva,” said proud mum. “Brillaint but, like all babies ,she has her moments.”
THE NAME: Emily was a name the couple both liked, as was Rose which Jackie described as very feminine.
THE GRANDPARENTS: Delighted grandmothers are Caroline Walker of Falkirk and Wilma Metcalfe of Grangemouth.
THANKS: Jackie would particularly like to thank Emily’s auntie, Pamela Walker, who she described as a tremendous support throughout the pregnancy and with helping to look after her other two children.
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