Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 27 November 2014

Just Born: Dakota Faye Bell

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Nicola Rice with her daughter Dakota

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Bundle of joy: Claire with her first-born Emily-Jane

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That’s my boy: Ian and Lindsey Parkinson with baby Frazier

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Joanne Bickerstaff with her daughter Molly

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Pride and joy: Ryan and Kelly Creighton with Martha Violet

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Proud parents: Steve and Antonina with daughter Dara
Baby Lucas Marshall with mum Anna and dad Paul
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Baby Lucas Marshall born 16th December 2011

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Baby Lucas Marshall born 16th December 2011

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Lisa Cooper and baby Harry.
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Sonali Pawar with her son Vikram

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Greg and Jennifer Snodgrass with Maximilian

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Proud mum: Emma Skaggs with her daughter Aliya

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Jenny Hutchinson and Connell McGinley with baby Cillian

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The birth of a baby girl to Natalie and Paul Hunter

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Ciaran and Margaret Martin with their daughter Ciara

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Gareth and Faye with their baby girl Lucy Ava Neehan

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Oscar Hearst

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Amanda Davidson and John McKibben with baby Molly

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Tillie Mae McDonald at seven weeks old.

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Suzanne and Thomas with daughter Lillianna

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Marie and John Gordon was baby Rory p>To send us your Baby Pics Click here

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BABY CLARA HURST WITH BIG SISTER LILY IN SEATTLE.

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Ulster hooker Andi Kyriacou, with wife Rebecca and son Ted, has new responsibilities off the rugby pitch

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Deborah Archer with twins Erin and Elena

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Louis John Michael Hutchinson ~ Born Thursday 25th August ~ 2011 9lbs. 4oz to Denise and John. A brother for Chloe and Phoebe of Ballyclare.

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Andrew Maybin with newborn son Connor

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Joan McCourt with her newborn baby Alexander James Boyd at the Ulster Hospital maternity ward.

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Baby Liam Lawlor, born 3rd August, pictured here with his Daddy, Declan Lawlor, at 15 Minutes old. Look at the smile and the focus.

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Lauren Craig with her newborn baby Tristan

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Amelia Grace Gibson Crymble, born 3:10am 13th July 2011 to Michelle Gibson and Keith Crymble.

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Amelia Grace Gibson Crymble, born 3:10am 13th July 2011 to Michelle Gibson and Keith Crymble.

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Baby's Lily May and Maggie Rose McCullagh from Portadown born on Aug 2nd.

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Amy – born 23rd January 2011 in Chesterfield, 1st child to Mum Karen and Dad Dave.1st grandchild to Chris & Kyrie of Dundonald.

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Oscar Hearst

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Benny Beau Cooper, born 21/7/11 at RVH to Janice and Barry Cooper

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Liam James Shaw, born 02/08/11 in Plymouth MA, USA, to Kelly Shaw of Plymouth MA & Kevin Shaw of Finaghy, Belfast.

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Janice Moore and husband David with daughter Samantha (11) holding little brother Jai

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Ayesha was born on the 16/6/11 in the ulster hospital. Submitted by Barry Lammey

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Mia Harpur born 17/03/11

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Back home: Jayne shares quality time with daughter Emma

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Logan Thomas Senior, born 4 June 2011 to James and Amy Senior at the Ulster Hospital

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Julie Porter with her new baby girl Amber

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Anthea Crothers and Don McGrillen with baby Edan Francis

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Rachel Ferguson with her baby son Adam in the Ulster Hospital
Mum Gillian Cunningham with her twins Skyla and Cara
Chloe Judith Watson with new baby Chloe Louise
Paul and Nicola Willis with son Christopher Simon
Proud parents Carolyn and David with baby Kayne John
Diane Thompson, Paul Lillie and baby Jack James
Ciara Alexandra Kennedy with her adoring big sister Isla
Denise Montgomery with her baby son, her third child
Chris Melville and baby Karina Elizabeth Melville
Lyndsey Straney with her newborn daughter Sophie Claire

Dakota Faye Bell arrived in her mother’s arms weighing a healthy 8lbs 3oz.

Although little Dakota was not due until February 5, she arrived safely after a planned Caesarean section on January 31 at 12.22am.

In spite of her early debut, parents Nicola Rice and Colin Bell from Larne had already planned to name her Dakota.

“We found out the sex of the baby during my pregnancy.

“As soon as we found out it was a girl, Colin said that he liked the name Dakota.

“It is an African-American name, although Colin likes it because he is a big fan of the American teen actress Dakota Fanning.

“We were well-prepared for the birth and the baby is doing extremely well.”

Nicola and Colin, who are both 26, work in the pharmaceutical industry, but did not meet through work.

Nicola said: “I work as a a pharmacy dispenser and Colin makes pharmaceutical drugs.

“We met on a night out in the local bar and have been together for the past eight years.”

And she added: “I would like to have more children eventually.

“If I was to have them, I would definitely deliver them here in Antrim Area Hospital.

“The nursing staff have been just wonderful to myself and Dakota.”

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