Ali Bastian has announced she has welcomed her first child with husband David O'Mahony.
The Hollyoaks actress, who played Becca Dean on the popular soap, took to Instagram to announce the happy news.
She shared a stunning black-and-white photo of her hand cupping her newborn baby girl's feet, with one little ankle that still had the tag on it, which read: "Baby Bastian 12/3/2020".
A second photo sees the baby's tiny hand wrapped around dad's index finger.
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Ali, 38, who announced her pregnancy in October last year, told her 26,600 followers that her beautiful baby girl was born last week as she captioned the snap: "She’s here! We welcomed our beautiful baby girl into the world last week – words cannot describe how much we love her already.
"We have climbed whole heartedly into the most beautiful of new parent bubbles and are enjoying some quiet family time.
"Mum and baby are doing brilliantly. More soon xxxx," and tagged her husband before signing off with a pink flower emoji.
Celebrity friends of the actress were quick to comment as Nadia Essex, who also gave birth recently, wrote: "Ah congratulations," with a pink heart emoji.
Celebs Go Dating coach Anna Williamson said: "Wooohooooooo yay congratulations my darling," alongside four pink heart emojis.
And Strictly Come Dancing star Robin Windsor simply commented: "Congratulations" with a red heart emoji and heart eyes emoji.
It comes as Ali and David recently celebrated their one year wedding anniversary on 3 March 2020. Sharing her happiness about reaching the milestone, Ali posted two photos from their wedding day.
The first sees Ali smiling as she reaches over to kiss David on the cheek while they're in a car, and the second shows the newlywed couple laughing together.
Ali, who previously exclusively spoke to OK! about her wedding, captioned it: "One year married today!! Happy Anniversary my love @davidcomahony," alongside four red heart emojis.
"What a year! We have made so many beautiful memories and what exciting times ahead! Thank you for choosing me every day – I choose you right back! Xxxx".
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Offering an explanation for the second photo from the post, she continued: "The second photo entitled ‘You may now kiss the bride’… captured the moment my Godson Jensen thought that that was actually his cue," with a laughing emoji.
"All of these little moments in time that we can’t plan for, we can’t anticipate, that make life beautiful – those times we have to take our hands off the steering wheel and let life reveal her spectacular, messy, joyous, sometimes painful, unpredictable self to us.
"There is no one on the planet I would rather share this joy ride with," she added, followed by three red heart emojis.
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