Phillip and Melanie Thiessen of Hillsboro announce the birth of their son, Braden Michael, born May 1 at Newton Medical Center in Newton.
He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Roger and Helen Hagen of Hillsboro. Paternal grandparents are Pam Buller of Hillsboro and Walt and Neva Thiessen of Wichita.
Maternal great-grandparents are Fred and Doris David and Dorothy Hagen, all of Hillsboro.
Paternal great-grandparents are Mildred Buller of Newton; Harry and Joanne Buller of Texas, and Mary and Jacob Thiessen of Alberta, Canada.