Hayden Panettiere and fiancé Wladimir Klitschko welcome baby girl

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Hayden Panettiere and her man mountain fiancé Wladimir Klitschko have welcomed their first child.

Christmas came early for the Nashville actress who gave birth to a baby girl on Tuesday (9 December).

The Ukrainian boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko and Hayden Panettiere visit Dubrovnik, Croatia.

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The happy couple have named their daughter Kaya Evdokia Klitschko.

In a statement to People, the couple confirmed the news and revealed the newborn weighed in at 7lbs,14oz.

Hayden Panettiere dresses baby bump for Halloween, 31 October 2014

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Pregnant Hayden flaunts bump, Halloween 2014

They said: "We are over the moon and madly in love!"

Hayden, 25, announced her engagement to heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir, 38, in October 2013.

Hayden Panettiere, The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, America - 25 Aug 2014

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She then confirmed her pregnancy in August 2014 while taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket charity challenge.

Addressing her fans in a video moments before she dunked herself in cold water, Hayden picked her nominations to do the fundraiser - and she nominated her unborn baby!

Hayden Panettiere announces she is pregnant while doing the ice challenge - 21 August 2014

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"I accept my ALS Challenge. I renominate Kacey Musgraves - you're not getting out of this, Wladimir Klitschko and my unborn child," she said.

She has previously admitted that she felt born to be a mother.

A huge congratulations to the happy couple!

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