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The Telegram Births
February 2012


AYLWARD - Bernard and Maria are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their twin boys, Caden Ronald and Colby Leo, born on February 20th, 2012, at 2212hrs and 2213hrs, weighing in at 7 lbs. 1 oz. and 7 lbs. 9 oz. A special thank you to Dr. Healey and her staff for their exceptional prenatal care. Thank you to the staff of the MFAU and to Dr. Gill and Dr. Magolias for the safe delivery of our twins. Thank you to my wonderful co-workers on 5NB and in the case room for their outstanding care during our stay. Sharing in our joy are proud grandparents Ron and Daphne (Laurie) White, Leo and Catherine Aylward, Aunt Tiffany (Dave), Uncle Christopher (Megan), Uncle Scott (Robyn), and Uncle Darin (Joanne). Mommy and daddy feel incredibly blessed to have two healthy and beautiful baby boys to share our life with.

COCHRANE/LEGGE - A baby sister for Aidan John! On Friday, February 24, 2012, at 12:26 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 6 ozs., beautiful Catherine Mary Cochrane Legge was born in St. John's to ecstatic parents Melanie Cochrane and Stephen Legge. Catherine is much loved by grandparents Augustine J. (Gus) and Michelle Cochrane as well as Neville and Violet Legge. Catherine is also welcomed by many aunts, uncles and friends, including excited first cousins Adam, Anna, Ryan, Alex, Zachary and Grace. We are so blessed to have Aidan and Catherine; a lifetime of happiness together we will share.

CONNORS - Greg and Jane (Harrington) are pleased to announce the arrival of Matthew Gregory on February 8, 2012 weighing 6 lbs 6 oz. Welcoming Matthew are big sisters Maria and Sarah along with grandparents Greg and Barb Connors, and Michael and Ruth Harrington

DAWE - Brad and Sheena (Oliver) are absolutely elated to announce the birth of their precious baby girl, Kaylee Elizabeth Dawe. Kaylee was born February 18, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. and weighed 8 lbs. 4ozs. Sharing in the joy are proud grandparents Phil and Rose Oliver, grandmother Judy Dawe, Aunt Janine Oliver and Uncle Patrick Dawe. Also smiling down from heaven watching over Kaylee, Grandpa, Pat Dawe. Kaylee is also welcomed to the world by a large group of family and friends. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses in the case room and on 5NB at the Health Science Center.

DESAI - Elysia, Jason, and big brother Aymon are thrilled to announce the arrival of Priya Solis. Priya was born on February 28, 2012 at 12:45 pm and weighed 7 lbs., 11 oz. There to welcome Priya were her grandparents Tom and Peggy Desai, Catherine Eckert-Maret (Hal Barrett) and Fred Eckert-Maret (Sheila Handrigan). Also, Aunts and Uncles Lisa and Mark McDonald and Andre and Tiffany Eckert-Maret, and cousins David, Adam, and Dakota. Special thank you to Karen Fanning in the case room, and Drs. Salata and Kennedy.

DRAY - Victor and Rebecca (Cochrane) are thrilled to announce the arrival of Xavier's little brother, Oliver Deaglan. Oliver was born February 9th, 2012 at 6:57 pm at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Center, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. Oliver is welcomed by family and friends including proud grandparents Eugene Dray and Patrick and Bonnie Cochrane. Oliver's special angel in heaven is his Nanny Catherine Dray. A special thank you is extended to Dr. Joanne Bishop for her care and friendship.

RALPH - On February 10, 2012, Ken and Sherri Ralph, along with big sister Jenna were thrilled to welcome Carter John to our family! Carter is surrounded by a loving family, including Grandma and Grandpa Sparks, Nanny and Poppy Ralph, Great Grandma Mikki, Great Nanny Viola, as well as Aunts, Uncles and Cousins! A very big thank you to Dr. O'Grady and her team, as well as the Case room staff. Also a huge thank you to the paramedics and staff at Smith's Ambulance for getting us to the hospital on time!!

SLADE/EDDY - Cynthia, Trevor and big sister Lauren are happy to announce the arrival of Hannah Jane, the newest member of our family. Hannah made a quick arrival February 11, 2012, weighing 6 lbs. 2 oz. Special thanks to Drs. Megan Robbins and Colleen Cook for wonderful prenatal care, as well as to the nursing staff in the Women's Health and Maternal Fetal Assessment departments, and Dr. Chris Holden and the excellent case room team for a safe delivery.

SMALLWOOD/CHAYTOR - New parents Stephen and Candice Smallwood of Roaches Line would like to announce the arrival of their first born child, Ethan Eric Ramsay. Born 2:25 a.m. on February 18th, 2012 at the HSC, weighing a healthy 8 lbs 3 oz. Ethan is welcomed by many friends and family including proud first-time grandparents Bruce & Jane Smallwood, along with Phillip & Dianne Chaytor.

STURGE - Derrick and Jennifer (Halliday) are absolutely overjoyed to announce the birth of their precious baby boy, Carter Paul Sturge. Carter was born on February 15, 2012, at 12:06 am and weighed 6 lbs 3 oz. Sharing in their joy are proud Poppy and Nanny David and Elizabeth Halliday, Uncle Paul Halliday, and fur sister Presley. Also smiling down from heaven are grandparents Franklyn and Margaret Sturge. Carter is also welcomed to the world by a large group of family and friends. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at the Health Sciences Centre, especially case room nurses Denise Maher and Shawna Tohm. Special thanks also to Dr. Kum, Dr. Tucker and Dr. Kean as well as nurses Laura, Tracy, Jackie and Lisa on 5NB. Jennifer would like to say a special thank you to Derrick and her mom for being so wonderful in the delivery room; She couldn't have done it without them.


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