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.