Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle welcomed her baby girl on Monday.
Last night she tweeted: “I am overjoyed to let you know our little girl is here. She is amazing! I love being a mammy & will fill you all in soon. Love Nadine Xx”
Bandmate Cheryl was quick to tweet her congratulations. She tweeted: “It is OFFICIAL!! There is a baby Aloud!!!!!! Congratulations @nadinecoylenow & Jason so amazing!!!”
Nicola Roberts tweeted: “There is a little baby Aloud! Congratulations @NadineCoyleNow & Jason on your little baby Girl. I’m so happy she’s here and healthy <3 xo”
American footballer Jason Bell – whom she’s had an on-off relationship with – is her baby’s father. And she admits she was shocked to find out she is pregnant.
Last year, she spoke to Hello! magazine about how she didn’t think she’d be first to have a baby.
“I think I was the least likely to be the first to have a baby,” she said. “It would always come up. A couple of the other girls had wanted babies for a long time but I said no way… All this was definitely a shock, but I was really, really happy.”
Nadine and Jason started dating in 2008 and announced their engagement in September 2010 but split a year later. She announced her pregnancy in August with a photograph of herself looking surprised with the caption: “I’m having a baby!”