Baby of the week: Carronshore tot Arlie Jordan

Arlie Jordan was born on November 2, 2021 at Forth Valley Royal Hospital at 4.31pm, weighing 10lb 1oz.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 23rd June 2022, 12:30 pm
Arlie Jordan
Arlie Jordan

Mum Olivia Sullivan, 25, is a care assistant, while dad Mason Jordan, 23, is a joiner in construction.

Arlie is their first child and the family live in Carronshore.

Mum said her pregnancy was good to start with, but she developed a severe case of polyhydromnios – excess amniotic fluid – later in the pregnancy and was induced early.

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When she was taken in to be induced they broke her waters. Arlie’s head was facing down in the right position but his arms was in the way.

She ended up having an emergency c-section as it was the safest way to get him out.

Arlie was a name mum came across on the internet when trying to find baby boy names that were unusual and different. She’d never seen or heard it before, but both mum and dad loved it and it was a name they both finally agreed on.

Mum said Arlie is a happy, cheerful, cheeky boy who loves being outside on walks, playing in his swing or seeing new faces at nursery – when he’s had lots to eat and plenty of sleep.

He also has a naughty, cheeky side shouting and whinging if he doesn’t get his food right away or have a nap.

Arlie’s grandparents are nana Annemarie Sullivan, Grandad Mark Sullivan, Grandad Alexander Mckellar and the late Sandra Jordan.

Mum said she would like to thank Arlie’s two favourite aunties, Taylor and Megan for always spoiling him with new clothes and cuddles; his uncle Leigh for always trying his very best to fly over from New York with gifts, love and attention, and all of Arlie’s other uncles in England, Scotland, America and Canada, Jack, Kurt, Morgan, Tony, Mason and Jackson.