Brigantine’s own Patrick & Amy (Petitgout) Kennedy announced the birth of their daughter, Nora Kara Kennedy, on Tuesday. Born 3:11 p.m. at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Galloway. Nora weighed 6 pounds and 11 ounces and measured 18 1/4 inches long.
Mother Amy and baby were doing well.
Patrick Kennedy is the son of the late Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy and nephew of former President John F. Kennedy.
Patrick and Amy Kennedy were married in July 2011 and have an 18-month-old son, Owen. Amy Kennedy also has a 5-year-old daughter, Harper, from a previous marriage.
“Amy and I are thrilled to welcome Nora to our family and are thrilled that both mom and baby are doing very well today. Harper and Owen are so excited to meet their baby sister,” the family said, later adding:
“We feel truly blessed.”