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Chloe Lewis has welcomed her first child.
The former The Only Way Is Essex star took to her social media to announce the exciting news that she had become a mum for the first time.
Sharing an adorable snap with her one million Instagram followers of her newborn baby’s feet, the reality star revealed that she had welcomed a baby boy with her boyfriend Danny Flasher, gushing to fans that they were both ‘besotted’ with their little one.
‘Earlier this week our baby boy arrived,’ wrote the new mum, alongside the heartwarming snap. ‘We are completely besotted & so so in LOVE 💙’.
Fans couldn’t help but express their excitement for the former TOWIE star, with the post raking up thousands of comments and over 200,000 likes in just a few hours.
Naturally, the announcement saw a host of famous faces leaving the Essex native a stream of well-wishes, with many messages from the mum-of-one’s co-stars.
TOWIE’s Ferne McCann, Jess Wright and Sam Faiers commented, ‘💙💙💙💙 Congratulations’, ‘💙💙💙💙💙💙’ and ‘Congratulations ❤️❤️❤️’.
While Coronation Street’s Georgia May Foote wrote ‘Congratulations!’ and Love Island’s Olivia Atwood added, ‘Congratulations babes!!!!! 💙’.
Chloe and Danny announced that they were expecting a baby (opens in new tab) back in May, with Chloe posting a sweet snap of her scan to Instagram.
Next to the scan picture she included a sweet picture of her with boyfriend Danny, alongside a caption reading, ‘Half me, half you ♥️’.
Opening up to OK! magazine, the TV star said that she was rushed to hospital after noticing bleeding in the night and that doctors later confirmed that she had been expecting identical twins but that one of them died due to a relatively common occurrence called ‘vanishing twin syndrome’.
‘[The doctor] said she could only see one of the embryos, so it was either behind the other or I had lost it. I told her about the bleeding and she said that I probably had lost it.’
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‘The doctor did confirm the twins had been identical,’ she continued. ‘That was so sad for me to hear. I kept thinking this one is going to come out and they would have looked exactly the same.’
‘I grieved for about three months,’ added the new mum. ‘I felt like I had gone into a hole, like I had lost a child.’
Congratulations to Chloe and Danny on their new baby.