Joanne Beckham and boyfriend Kris Donnelly welcome a baby girl

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  • Joanne Beckham has revealed that she and boyfriend Kris Donnelly have welcomed their first child.

    Joanne – the sister of famed footballer David – confirmed the lovely news with a post on her Instagram account, telling her 107k followers how thrilled she was to be a mum, and sharing the baby name the pair had chosen for their little one.

    ‘9.12.17 💗THE DAY OUR LIFE CHANGED FOREVER …,’ she wrote alongside a sweet black and white snap of herself cradling the newborn.

    ‘Such an amazing feeling starting our own family, the love I have for our little princess Peggy is one that is so unconditional ! I’d never of been able to do it without the love of my life … @krissydonners you was my strength ! Thank you … ❤️#myfamily’

    Fans have rushed to congratulate the star on her bundle of joy, with one writing: ‘Aww the best Xmas pressie u cld ever get! Congrats my lovelies, welcome 2 the world Princess Peggy😘.’

    ‘Ahhh wonderful news!’ another exclaimed. ‘Glad you’re both safe and sound! Beautiful name!! Xx’

    Joanne first announced that she was expecting back in August, with another black-and-white shot, this time of her growing bump.

    ‘W H E N . T W O . B E C O M E . T H R E E !!! @krissydonners !’ she exclaimed at the time.

    ‘If someone would have told us at the start of the year how our lives would change I would never have believed it … Baby Donnelly en route ! #happydays #love #cantwaittomeetyou#mummyanddaddy 🖤’.

    Joanne is the youngest of the Beckham siblings; David is the middle child, preceded by eldest child Lynne.

    David and wife Victoria have four children – Brooklyn, born in March 1999, Romeo, born in September 2002, Cruz, born in February 2005, and Harper, who arrived in July 2011.