Ryan and Melissa Schmidt, Pratt, are the parents of a baby boy, Abel John, born at 8:08 a.m. Aug. 10, 2012, at Pratt Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long.

Ryan and Melissa Schmidt, Pratt, are the parents of a baby boy, Abel John, born at 8:08 a.m. Aug. 10, 2012, at Pratt Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long.

Owen, 6, Josiah, 4, and Ellie, 2, welcome their brother.

Grandparents are Chris Eck, Colwich, and Gregg Schmidt, Wichita.