Lucy-Jo Hudson, Alan Halsall name baby daughter Sienna-Rae

Published Monday, Sep 9 2013, 15:05 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Lucy-Jo Hudson and Alan Halsall have named their baby daughter Sienna-Rae.

Former Coronation Street actress Lucy-Jo tweeted on Monday afternoon (9 September): "Our baby girl arrived fashionably late on the 7th September. We are proud parents to Sienna-Rae Halsall. She is a dream."

Lucy-Jo's actor husband Alan, who plays Tyrone in Corrie, announced their first child's birth via Twitter over the weekend.

Lucy-Jo Hudson and Alan Halsall, The British Soap Awards 2013 held at the Media City, 18 May 2013

Lucy-Jo and Alan at the British Soap Awards in 2013.

He wrote on 7 September: "Lucy-Jo & I are delighted to announce the arrival of our little girl born this morning. Mother & baby are home with a very proud Father."

Alan added: "Welcome #babyhalsall."

The proud new parents have been inundated with congratulatory messages from fans, friends and co-stars.

Lucy-Jo tweeted: "Thank you all soooooo much for your well wishes, being a mummy is the best feeling in the world I am madly in love with her."

Little Sienna-Rae kept her parents waiting, arriving into the world nine days overdue. Lucy-Jo had told fans in the week before the birth she was trying everything she could to induce labour, including long walks, hot baths and eating hot curries.

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