Baby of the week: Rachel Janice Elizabeth Davie from Falkirk

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Rachel Janice Elizabeth Davie was born at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert on May 22, 2019 at 11.31pm. She weighed 4lbs 5oz.

THE PARENTS: Mum Kelly McNie (38) is a photographer, while dad Gordon Davie works in the Asda warehouse. She also has a big brother called Taylor Rigby (14). The family is from Falkirk.

THE PREGNANCY: The pregnancy was a little up and down.

THE BIRTH: The birth was very quick and unexpected. She was ten weeks early and mum was rushed into an emergency c-section. Afterwards Rachel spent six weeks in special baby care.

THE BABY: Her parents think she is a wee superstar. She has been a fighter from the start. She has been fine from the very beginning.

THE NAME: Her name was picked by her dad. He had liked the name Rachel from the start and her middle names are after her grandparents.

THE GRANDPARENTS: David and Janice McNie and Shiona and Gordon Davie are all from Falkirk.

THANKS: Rachel’s family would like to say a big thank you to all the staff in the neonatal unit for looking after them. Also a special than you to all friends and family who visited while she was in hospital.