Jane Walde Klein and Dr. Brian Klein, Mount Vernon, Ill., announce the birth of a son, Edward Brennan Klein. Born Feb. 8, 2014, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Creve Coeur, he weighed 8 pounds.

Grandparents are Dr. Kevin and Debbie Walde, Washington, and Dr. Christopher and Dianne Klein, Mount Vernon, Ill. Great-grandparents are Anne Turek, St. Louis, Glenn and Theresa Kopp, Washington, the late Charles Walde and Patricia Walde Kopp, Washington.