Big Brother winner Kate Lawler gives birth to baby girl

Hannah Lovejoy
·2-min read
Photo credit: David M. Benett - Getty Images
Photo credit: David M. Benett - Getty Images

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Big Brother star Kate Lawler has shared the first photos of her baby girl after giving birth on Thursday (11 February) afternoon.

Kate revealed the news on her Instagram page, she told her followers the details of her birth, while also sharing an update on her newborn child's health. Kate's baby ended up in the neonatal intensive care unit after suffering from complications with her breathing.

Throughout the post, Kate detailed what happened and explained that her child is recovering well, she also said that they should both be able to go home in the coming days.

Photo credit: Kate Lawler - Instagram
Photo credit: Kate Lawler - Instagram

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Writing on her Instagram, Kate explained: "I’ve been in to visit her three times, thankfully Boj has been as well and we’ve been told hopefully we can come home on Sunday, Monday at the latest.

"The last two days have been incredibly overwhelming, tiring and not what we expected but she’s here and in the best possible care. The outpouring of love from family and friends we’ve received has been staggering. ⁣

"Thank you so much for all the love, well wishes and kindness, and a special thank you to my darling fiancé who I couldn’t have got through these last two days without. I love you and I’m so lucky to have you."

Photo credit: Ferdaus Shamim - Getty Images
Photo credit: Ferdaus Shamim - Getty Images

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Kate and her family had plenty of well-wishes from fans and celebrity friends including former Emmerdale star Gemma Atkinson, who wrote: "Glad you’re all ok Congratulations!! Welcome to the world baby girl."

Kate won the third series of Big Brother nearly 20 years ago in 2002, she also made history with her winning title, as she was the first female winner of the reality TV show.

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