EMMERDALE’S Michelle Hardwick has given birth to a baby boy with producer wife Kate Brooks.
The 44-year-old star made the announcement with a sweet Instagram post this evening.
In the first black and white snap, Michelle is beaming in her hospital bed with the little boy snuggled beside her wrapped in a towel and wearing a knitted hat.
The second photo is in colour, with the little one under a rainbow blanket as Michelle gazes down adoringly at him.
The actress captioned the post: “On Friday 9th October, this handsome little chap entered the world.
“Edward ‘Teddy’ Peter Brooks we are so in love with you 💙 #ourlittleTeddyboy”
The couple married a year ago at Graceland when they eloped to America.
Michelle recently posted a throwback snap from the big day alongside a picture of her growing bump, writing at the time: “What a difference a year makes!
“Happy 1st Wedding Anniversary to my soulmate, best friend and beautiful wife. Here’s to the next chapter Brooksy. We love you so much #fredlooksthrilled #countingdowntheweeks.”
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She and Kate announced that they were expecting their first child together in April.
The loved-up pair shared a photo of Michelle’s bump and their beloved pooch, simply adding: “Fred’s big brother duties commence in October #BabyBrooks.”
Michelle has played Vanessa in Emmerdale since 2012, while Kate is a producer on the soap.