Stacey Solomon gives birth to baby girl on her 32nd birthday

Watch: Stacey Solomon welcomes baby girl at home in Pickle Cottage

Stacey Solomon has welcomed a baby girl with her fiance Joe Swash on her birthday.

The 32-year-old Loose Women star — who already has three sons — gave birth at home in her beloved DIY project Pickle Cottage, supported by Swash on Monday.

Solomon said: "I got the best present I could have ever wished for."

Stacey Solomon has had a baby girl, born on her 32nd birthday. (Getty Images)
Stacey Solomon has had a baby girl, born on her 32nd birthday. (Getty Images)

She went on: "She’s Here Born at Pickle Cottage on mummy’s birthday. Our little girl… Happy birthday my darling daughter… We all love you more than you could ever imagine.

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"Your brothers, your daddy and I are so in love. Thank you for the most incredible 9 months. Now we cannot wait for the rest of our lives with you."

The TV presenter — who found fame on The X Factor in 2009 — revealed she went to hospital after contractions began to have the baby monitored, but then returned home.

When labour advanced she went on to have her baby daughter at home with the help of the community midwife team and gas and air for pain relief.

She admitted: "Quickly regretted not staying in hospital and getting an epidural."

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 12: Joe Swash and Stacey Solomon attend the ITV Palooza 2019 at The Royal Festival Hall on November 12, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Lia Toby/Getty Images)
Joe Swash and Stacey Solomon now have five children between them. (Getty Images)

Solomon is already mother to two-year-old son Rex with Swash, as well as sons Zachary, 13, and Leighton, nine, from two previous relationships.

Former EastEnders star Swash, 39, also has an 13-year-old son Harry from a previous relationship.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 17: Stacey Solomon with her sons Rex Swash and Leighton Barham attend the
Stacey Solomon with her sons Rex and Leighton in 2019. (Getty Images)

Solomon and Swash — who began dating in 2015 — became engaged on Christmas Eve 2020 and had been planning to tie the knot in their back garden this summer.

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But the couple decided to postpone their wedding after announcing they were expecting their second child together after trying for “a really long time”.

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