Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds name baby son

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Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds name baby son
Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds name baby son

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds have named their baby boy, born last week, Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson.

Taking to Instagram to announce the name on Saturday, Ms Symonds said Nicholas was chosen after the doctors who saved Mr Johnson’s life during his battle with coronavirus.

She posted a picture of her cradling the newborn, saying she “couldn’t be happier” and that her “heart is full”.

“Introducing Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson born on 29.04.20 at 9am,” she wrote.

“Wilfred after Boris’ grandfather Lawrie after my grandfather Nicholas after Dr Nick Price and Dr Nick Hart – the two doctors that saved Boris’ life last month.

“Thank you so, so much to the incredible NHS maternity team at UCLH that looked after us so well. I couldn’t be happier. My heart is full.”

The doctors Mr Johnson and Ms Symonds have named their son after are experts in infectious diseases and ventilation.

They have offered their “warm congratulations” to the Prime Minister and Ms Symonds.

They said in a statement: “Our warm congratulations go to the Prime Minister and Carrie Symonds on the happy arrival of their beautiful son Wilfred.

“We are honoured and humbled to have been recognised in this way, and we give our thanks to the incredible team of professionals who we work with at Guy’s at St Thomas’ and who ensure every patient receives the best care.

“We wish the new family every health and happiness.”

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