Several area hospitals no longer provide birth announcements for publication. We will publish birth announcements from parents. Forms and instructions are available here. For more information, call 791-6300.

Mercy Hospital

Jackson Andrew Lee, born Sept. 28 to Gavin and Rachel Lee, Portland. Grandparents: Patricia Nealand, Portland, Harold Cote, Portland; Lyn Sou, Skowhegan; Wayne Dubay, Skowhegan. Great-grandparents: Sallie Crittendon, Harpswell; Ellen Black, Norridgewock; Wayne Dubay Sr., Mercer.

Southern Maine Health Care

Bentley Ryan Large, born Oct.29 to Kevin Large and Katrina Seavey, Biddeford. Grandparents: Lisa Veroneau, Eric and Kim Seavey, Lisa Ingalls and John and Carol Large, all of Biddeford.

Amethyst Elizabeth Yargeau, born Nov. 1 to Brad Yargeau and Sierra Schuchmann, Sanford. Grandparents: Dylan Huett and DeAnna Rosian, Sanford; John and Amanda Southard, Biddeford.

Vincent Michael Patrock, born Nov. 3 to Brandon Patrock and Alexandra Vincent, Biddeford. Grandparents: Helen Reynolds, Saco; Bryan and Rita Patrock, Barbara Tapley and Donald Vincent, all of Biddeford.

Ryder Owen Beaulieu, born Nov. 3 to Dana Beaulieu and Jessica Pollard, Saco. Grandparents: Norm and Carrie Gendron, Saco; Greg Pollard, Milford; Armand and Donna Beaulieu, Saco.

Kamilya Jasmine Kalesnick, born Nov. 3 to Kalvin Kalesnick and Sarah-Jo Hugar, North Waterboro. Grandparents: James Forbes and Julianne Jones, Standish; Paul Kalesnick and Cathy Shriver, North Waterboro.

Royce Cutlass Sparks, born Nov. 5 to Jeremy Davis, Cleveland, Ohio, and Jayne Sparks, Biddeford. Grandparents: Wayne Sparks, Saco; Wendy Yates, Euclid, Ohio; Ike and Shelia Davis, Cleveland.

Samara Jean Thomas, born Nov. 6 to Shawn Thomas and Camilla Jordan, Biddeford. Grandparents: James Blake, Lyons, Kansas; Joelene Romanos, Springvale; Joseph Thomas Sr., Lowell, Massachusetts; Betty Hodgson, Saco.