Catherine, who plays Eva price in the ITV soap, has welcomed her first child with fiancé Tom Pitfield.
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 Tyldesley (@Cath_Tyldesley) March 18, 2015
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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