Baby of the week: Larbert’s Patrick Martin

Patrick Alexander Martin was born at Forth Valley Royal Hospital on August 17, 2019 at 6.24pm, weighing 7lbs 7oz.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 19th March 2020, 3:28 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th March 2020, 4:09 pm
Patrick Martin
Patrick Martin

THE PARENTS: Mum Siobhan Martin (30), is a PQ management accountant, while dad Keiran Martin (29), is an IT project coordinator. Patrick’s big sister Caoimhe (6) is besotted with him. The family live in Larbert.
THE PREGNANCY: Mum said the pregnancy was difficult as she had nausea through the whole pregnancy and anaemia.

THE BIRTH: It was a natural birth which went really well.

THE NAME: Patrick is after Siobhan’s papa and his middle name Alexander is after Keiran’s dad and Siobhan’s grandfather.

THE BABY: Patrick is a happy boy who is calm and is always smiling and laughing.
THE GRANDPARENTS: His proud grandparents are William and Susan Doherty and Alexander Martin and Rhona Johnston.

THANKS: Mum and dad would like to thank the staff at Forth Valley Hospital for helping the labour be as much of a calm and comfortable experience as possible.