Splash star Charlotte Jackson welcomes 'perfect' baby boy

Published Wednesday, Dec 24 2014, 09:19 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Charlotte Jackson and her husband Chris Coleman have welcomed their first child together.

The Splash star, 35, gave birth to a "perfect" baby boy on Monday (22 December).

Charlotte Jackson and Chris Coleman, 29 July 2014

© Instagram / seecharlottej

Announcing the news on Twitter, TV presenter and singer Charlotte couldn't hide her joy at becoming a mummy - especially as the little fella kept her waiting for two weeks beyond her due date!

The Sky Sports star wrote: "I'm very proud to say our son arrived yesterday at 7pm - 2 weeks late and a big one 9lbs 10 and he's perfect!"

While the as yet unnamed tot was bigger than average, Charlotte already proved she had a high pain threshold when she reached the semi-finals of ITV's Splash, despite breaking a toe!

Charlotte Jackson shares pregnant selfie, 16 September 2014

© Instagram / seecharlottej

Fans were quick to congratulate the new mum, including fellow celebs.

TV presenter Angellica Bell ‏gushed: "Congratulations lovely lady! So happy for you both xx."

While former Made In Chelsea's Ashley James ‏said: "Congratulations darling :) best Christmas present xx."

The newborn is Charlotte's first child with Wales football manager Chris Coleman. He has two kids from a previous marriage.

The pair met in 2012 when Charlotte was presenting a golf competition in Portugal, and plan to marry in May 2015.

They revealed they were expecting a baby in June, when Charlotte tweeted: "Thanks for all the congratulations! We are very pleased and excited to be expecting a baby this year!!"

Congratulations to Charlotte and Chris!

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