Kaitlyn Rakers Dowd

Staff reports

Stephen and Karen Dowd of Houston, Texas are the proud parents of Kaitlyn Rakers Dowd, born Aug. 14, 2009. She weighed 7 lbs., 6.6 ounces, and was 18 inches long. She was born at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital in Houston, Texas. A sister, Emma, 18 months, also welcomes her into the world.

Paternal grandparents are Don Dowd and the late Teresa Dowd of Ocala, Fla.

Maternal grandparents are Ken and Marcia Rakers of Aledo.