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‘I am over the moon’ – Ipswich family welcomes fifth generation

PUBLISHED: 09:14 20 September 2018 | UPDATED: 17:43 21 September 2018

A family from Ipswich now has five generations  L-R May Mason, Sharon James, Kizzi Blomfield, Sharni and Ezra Andrews   Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A family from Ipswich now has five generations L-R May Mason, Sharon James, Kizzi Blomfield, Sharni and Ezra Andrews Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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An Ipswich family are celebrating the arrival of a baby who is the fifth generation of their family – and the first boy.

Ezra Andrews  is now the fifth generation in the family  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNEzra Andrews is now the fifth generation in the family Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Ezra Andrews was very eager to become the latest addition to the family – as he arrived two weeks early, and didn’t want to wait to get to hospital.

His mum Sharni Andrews described the birth as smooth but fast, and said: “We barely had time to get to the hospital, I thought I was going to give birth at home.

“The birth went really smooth and went well but only took four hours because he was in such a hurry.”

Five generations together in one family  L-R Kizzi Blomfield, May Mason,Ezra Andrews, Sharni Andrews and Sharon James Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNFive generations together in one family L-R Kizzi Blomfield, May Mason,Ezra Andrews, Sharni Andrews and Sharon James Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Little Ezra was born at Ipswich Hospital on September 2, and weighed 6lbs.

The family tree began in 1937 when Ezra’s great-great grandmother May Mason was born.

She then gave birth to great-grandmother Sharon James in 1959, grandmother Kizzi Blomfield was born in 1978, and mother Sharni Andrews arrived in 1995.

Kizzi Blomfield with her grandson Ezra and daughter Sharni Andrews  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNKizzi Blomfield with her grandson Ezra and daughter Sharni Andrews Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The 22-year-old describes motherhood as scary but lovely.

She added: “It’s great being a mum, but it is sometimes scary.

“As it is my first time of being a mum, everything feels like it’s something to worry about, but it is lovely to have something to look after and care for.

Ezra Andrews  is now the fifth generation in the family  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNEzra Andrews is now the fifth generation in the family Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

“Jon is loving being a dad and he was great through the birth, during the pregnancy he said he would never change a nappy but now he does them all.”

Grandmother Kizzi Blomfield is thrilled to have little Ezra in the family.

She said: “I am completely over the moon I am constantly all over him, it is nice to be a younger nan and a younger family.

“I feel like I can be more active and play with him.”

Sharni Andrews with two week old Ezra  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWSharni Andrews with two week old Ezra Picture: SARAH LUCY BROW

Sharon James with her great grandson Ezra Andrews  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNSharon James with her great grandson Ezra Andrews Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

May Mason with her great great grandson Ezra Andrew  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNMay Mason with her great great grandson Ezra Andrew Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Sharon James with her great grandson Ezra Andrews  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNSharon James with her great grandson Ezra Andrews Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Kizzi Blomfield with her grandson Ezra Andrews   Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNKizzi Blomfield with her grandson Ezra Andrews Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Sharon James with her mum May Mason  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNSharon James with her mum May Mason Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A family from Ipswich now has five generations  L-R May Mason, Sharon James, Kizzi Blomfield, Sharni and Ezra Andrews   Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNA family from Ipswich now has five generations L-R May Mason, Sharon James, Kizzi Blomfield, Sharni and Ezra Andrews Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Sharon James with her great grandson Ezra Andrews  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNSharon James with her great grandson Ezra Andrews Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Ezra Andrews  is now the fifth generation in the family  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNEzra Andrews is now the fifth generation in the family Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Kizzi Blomfield, May Mason,Ezra Andrews, Sharni Andrews and Sharon James  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNKizzi Blomfield, May Mason,Ezra Andrews, Sharni Andrews and Sharon James Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

May Mason with her great great grandson Ezra Andrew  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNMay Mason with her great great grandson Ezra Andrew Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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