Coronation Street star Catherine Tyldesley welcomes baby boy Alfie

Published Wednesday, Mar 18 2015, 13:59 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Coronation Street star Catherine Tylesdy has given birth to a baby boy named Alfie.

Catherine, who plays Eva price in the ITV soap, has welcomed her first child with fiancé Tom Pitfield.

Pregnant Catherine Tyldesley and her fiancé Tom Pitfield arrive at Rosso restaurant to celebrate their anniversary - 01/09/2015.

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The actress announced the news via Twitter this afternoon (18 March).

She said: "We made a wish and you came true. Welcome Alfie James Pitfield. We love you beyond words @TP_PTfitness #Besotted."

Meanwhile, Tom tweeted: "Welcome to the world Son. Alfie James Pitfield. ‪@Cath_Tyldesley you made the happiest man in the world. Thank you x."

Catherine had taken to Twiter in recent weeks counting down the days until the birth of her new arrival – and now he's finally here!

Over the weekend on Mother's Day, Catherine told fans: "I think bump knows it's Mother's Day. He's been dancing non-stop for the past few hours. Thanks son :-)."

In August, Catherine revealed to fans that she and Tom were expecting their first child together, and two months later she confirmed that they were expecting a boy.

Catherine's baby joy announcement came just one week after she and fitness trainer Tom announced their engagement.

Congrats, Catherine and Tom!

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