Stephen Dowil and Dr. Rebecca (Tague) Dowil, Urbandale, Iowa, announce the birth of a daughter, Melanie Ruth Dowil. Born Jan. 11, 2018, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa, she weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces.

Melanie joins Jonathan, 5, and Natalie, 3.

Grandparents are Roger and Ruth Dowil, Washington, and Kathy Tague, DeWitt, Iowa. Great-grandparents are Wilma Dowil, Washington, and Jean Bradshaw, DeWitt, Iowa.