Amanda Holden in a critical condition after giving birth to baby girl

It's thought that the Britain's Got Talent judge has spent three days in an intensive care unit

After giving birth to a baby girl, Amanda Holden has spent three days hospitalised in a critical condition.

The Britain’s Got Talent judge was admitted to hospital on Monday but has since been treated in the intensive care unit.

A source told the Daily Mail that Holden, 40, had suffered a ‘huge loss of blood’ during childbirth.

Holden and her husband, Chris Hughes, welcomed a little girl, called Hollie Rose Hughes, into the world on Monday night, by Caesarean section, at a West London hospital.

The couple’s spokesperson announced: ‘Hollie Rose Hughes was born on January 23, 2012. She is healthy and weighed in at 6lb 1oz but Amanda has been in a critical condition for the past three days. She is now stable and we expect her to make a full recovery very soon.

‘We thank you for respecting their privacy at this time.’

Addng: ‘Until Amanda is in a position to indicate what she wants to say, there’s no more information I can give.’

It’s not yet known when Holden will be discharged from hospital.

The star already has a daughter, Lexi, six, but has tragically suffered suffered both a miscarriage in 2010 and, last February, her son was stillborn when she was seven months pregnant.

We wish you a speedy recovery, Amanda.

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