The family of young Scots cancer victim Olivia Downie have welcomed a baby boy who they have named Oliver in tribute to their daughter.
Steven and Lauren Downie, of Fraserburgh, welcomed the new addition to the family on September 7 - seven-year-old Olivia lost her battle against the rare childhood cancer Neuroblastoma on June 29.
The couple, who are also parents to two-year-old Jessica, revealed on social networking site Facebook that they have decided to name their little boy Oliver to honour the big sister he never met.
Mr Downie said: “Oliver Alexander Downie was born weighing seven pounds and he’s named after Olivia. She wanted his name to be Alexander but we had to name him after her.
“Olivia, we know you didn’t get a chance to meet your brother but rest assured he’ll know you.”
The new arrival comes after months of heartbreak for the parents as little Olivia slowly lost her fight for life. She had travelled with her parents to Mexico to receive specialist treatment in a last-ditch effort to save her.
When the treatment failed and she was stranded in a Mexican hospital, more than £150,000 was raised in donations from the public to bring Olivia home so she could die in Scotland.
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