Holly Willoughby welcomes a baby girl!

The delighted star and her hubby welcomed baby Belle into the world, one month early

‘Thrilled’ This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby and her hubby Dan Baldwin welcomed a bouncing baby girl into world at a private London hospital yesterday, over one month early.

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And the name the happy couple have chosen for their ‘amazing’ new arrival? Belle Baldwin.

Baby Baldwin wasn’t due until May 10, but Holly was admitted on hospital on Tuesday morning, and gave birth yesterday afternoon.

The excited couple took straight to Twitter to announce their happy news, writing a special message thanking friends and fans for their support.

‘Thank you for all your support these last few days,’ Holly wrote. ‘Belle Baldwin finally arrived at 5:10pm today weighing 5lbs 2oz. She’s amazing. X’

A spokesman for the new parents also revealed the pair ‘feel very lucky’ and are excited about introducing baby Belle to her brother Harry.

‘Holly and Dan want to thank everyone for their support,’ a statement read. ‘They are both thrilled and feel very lucky and can’t wait for their son Harry to meet his little sister Belle.’

And just hours after the couple welcomed their new arrival, the congratulations were flooding in.

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Holly’s This Morning co-host, who kept viewers updated on Holly’s progress live on air, Tweeted: ‘Congratulations @hollywills, Dan & Harry !!!’’ later adding: ‘Holly doing well and a baby girl is also doing well. Born at 1710 this afternoon. Weighing in at 5lbs 2oz – tiny but a beauty!’

Ms Willoughby’s best pal Fearne Cotton, who Tweeted pictures during an earlier visit to the pregnant star in hospital, wrote: ‘So happy for my Holly dolly!! A gorgeous baby girl!’ while new mum Myleene Klass added: Huge Congrats huney and welcome to the world little Belle. I bet she’s beautiful…love Myleene, Gray, Ava and Hero. X’

Congratulations to the happy couple!

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