THE DETAILS: Annabella was born at 2.44am on August 31, at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, weighing 6lb 13oz.
THE PARENTS: Hilary (39) is a finance administrator in Grangemouth and husband Paul (45) is a contracts manager. The couple, who married earlier this year, live in Stenhousemuir,
THE PREGNANCY: Hilary said the pregnancy was pretty straightforward with not a lot of hassle.
THE BIRTH: Apart from needing an emergency caesarean section, Hilary said the birth was fairly normal and uneventful.
THE BABY: Annabella is a happy and healthy baby who doesn’t cry and is very well behaved to Hilary’s relief. She also just met Santa and is very excited for her first Christmas. Annabella is settling in great with her older sisters Jade (14), Paige (12) and Alexia (9).
THE NAME: Hilary and Paul decided to name their new bundle of joy after two of her aunts, Anna and Elizabeth.
THANKS: Hilary would like to thank the staff at Forth Valley Royal Hospital and especially her husband Paul. She said his help and support throughout the pregnancy was amazing.