Hayley Tamaddon, 42, announces she has given birth to a baby boy as she shares sweet snap of newborn's hand

Hayley Tamaddon has given birth to a baby boy.

The former Emmerdale star, 42, announced the birth of her son with fiancé Adrian on Twitter on Monday, writing: He’s here. He’s incredible. And we are besotted.'

The ex Dancing On ice champion also shared a beautiful black and white snap of her newborn's tiny hand clutching hers, as she enjoyed some skin-to-skin time with her son 

New arrival: Hayley Tamaddon has given birth to a baby boy

New arrival: Hayley Tamaddon has given birth to a baby boy

Longed for arrival: The former Emmerdale star, 42, announced the birth of her son with fiance Adrian on Twitter on Monday, writing: He’s here. He’s incredible. And we are besotted'

Longed for arrival: The former Emmerdale star, 42, announced the birth of her son with fiance Adrian on Twitter on Monday, writing: He’s here. He’s incredible. And we are besotted'

The star was soon inundated with well-wishes from her celebrity friends with Coronation Street actress Jane Danson writing: 'Welcome to the best club in the world. Congratulations'.

EastEnders actor Shane Richie joked: 'Has he got my eyes?' while Emmerdale star Michelle Hardwick wrote: 'Congratulations, gorgeous news.' 

Fellow Corrie star Julia Goulding wrote: 'So so happy for you both! Sending so much love.'

Corrie actor Charlie Condou wrote: 'Welcome to the club, congratulations beautiful.' 

Special moments: The star was soon inundated with well-wishes from her celebrity friends with Coronation Street actress Jane Danson writing: 'Welcome to the best club in the world. Congratulations'

Special moments: The star was soon inundated with well-wishes from her celebrity friends with Coronation Street actress Jane Danson writing: 'Welcome to the best club in the world. Congratulations'

The actress has been keeping fans updated on her journey to motherhood after revealing her 'miracle' pregnancy earlier this year. 

Only recently, Hayley admitted in an interview with Closer Magazine that she took 18 pregnancy tests out of shock as she discussed her 'miracle' unborn baby.

The actress revealed she previously warned her estate agent partner that she might not be able to conceive naturally, but on reflection, now credits her pregnancy to 'fate' and being in a healthy relationship. 

Admitting she feels 'so maternal', the stage actress said she previously thought she would be married by 30 and have a child by 33.   

'I must have taken 18 tests - 10 after my first one and then one each day throughout the week. I spent a fortune as we couldn't believe it. When Adrian and I started dating, I warned him I might not be able to have children.   

New arrival: The actress has been keeping fans updated on her journey to motherhood after revealing her 'miracle' pregnancy earlier this year

New arrival: The actress has been keeping fans updated on her journey to motherhood after revealing her 'miracle' pregnancy earlier this year

Smitten: Hayley has welcomed her baby with fiance Adrian - pictured May 2019

Smitten: Hayley has welcomed her baby with fiance Adrian - pictured May 2019

Meant to be: Hayley revealed her pregnancy in April despite being told she could 'never have children,' and explained she 'couldn't be happier' to be expecting (pictured in May 2019)

Meant to be: Hayley revealed her pregnancy in April despite being told she could 'never have children,' and explained she 'couldn't be happier' to be expecting (pictured in May 2019)

'Now I truly believe the reason it never happened in the past is because I was meant to be with him all along. I'm a huge believer in fate, and everything has just clicked', she added. 

Former Corrie star Hayley also made the heartbreaking admission that she had endured a miscarriage before falling pregnant with her son, and insisted she tried to maintain a positive outlook on her journey during the difficult time.   

On her Crete engagement, the soap actress revealed she'd love to tie the knot in a destination wedding, but isn't in a 'rush'. 

Hayley accidentally revealed the gender of her unborn baby live on Lorraine earlier this year.

Talking to the host about her wedding plans, the Dancing On Ice champion said: 'I am (excited to get married). I think mummy first and the bride can wait. 

Letting slip the gender of the baby, she added: 'I will bring him, … or her. Eek…to meet you, I think I might have just told you what it is!'        

Hayley revealed her pregnancy in April despite being told she could 'never have children,' and explained she 'couldn't be happier' to be expecting with her now fiance Adrian - who she has largely kept out of the public eye.

In her tweet Hayley said: 'EXCITING NEWS TWEET! I'm so pleased to tell you all...

'I'm expecting my first child with my wonderful boyfriend Adrian!! I've always wanted to be a mum and didn't think I could have children. And now, at the ripe old age of 42 - I'M PREGNANT!   

'We couldn't be happier.' 

The Coronation Street star's post immediately saw a slew of responses from fans and co-stars, who were quick to share their congratulations at the happy news.

Hayley also took to Instagram to share her news with fans, posting the same photo with the caption 'Baby On Board.' 

Fate: The actress revealed she previously warned her estate agent partner that she might not be able to conceive naturally, but on reflection, now credits her pregnancy to 'fate' and being in a healthy relationship

Fate: The actress revealed she previously warned her estate agent partner that she might not be able to conceive naturally, but on reflection, now credits her pregnancy to 'fate' and being in a healthy relationship

 

 

Hayley Tamaddon, 42, announces she has given birth to a baby boy

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