This Morning's Dr Zoe gives birth to her first baby

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Pictured: Dr Zoe Williams  from ITV Daytime - THIS MORNING - Weekdays on ITV 
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Dr Zoe Williams has had her baby. (ITV)

This Morning's Dr Zoe Williams has announced the happy news that she has welcomed her first child.

Dr Zoe told her Instagram followers the baby had arrived with a sweet photo showing the baby's hand, held by her own and that of her partner Stuart McKay.

She wrote: "So delighted to announce that baby Williams-McKay has arrived and we are all safe, sound and doing great.

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"We are taking a week away from social media to enjoy our newborn love bubble but I promise to share all the details once I’m back online next week."

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Dr Zoe, 41, hasn't yet shared whether she had a boy or a girl, or what the baby's name is, as she takes some time to enjoy her new family in private.

On Monday's This Morning, the new mum's co-stars Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield offered their congratulations and wondered whether the new arrival was a boy or a girl.

Willoughby said: "Congratulations, Zoe, we're looking forward to seeing you."

Schofield added: "We don't have any details other than that, we don't know if it's a boy or a girl."

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - 2021/05/26: Stuart McKay and Dr Zoe Williams attend 'Here Come The Boys' press night at the London Palladium. (Photo by Brett Cove/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Stuart McKay and Dr Zoe Williams are new parents. (Brett Cove/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Recently, Willoughby had tried to predict what Dr Zoe was having, claiming to have a 100% record on getting the boy or girl question right.

On Monday, she said: "I predicted boy."

Schofield said: "And you're never wrong!"

Commenting on the Instagram announcement, Ruth Langsford wrote: "Congratulations!!! Can’t wait to see him/her Enjoy your baby love bubble!"

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Kate Lawler wrote: "I literally thought of you this morning wondering if you’d had the baby yet. Congratulations! xx"

Gok Wan commented: "Love you all very very much x"

Dr Zoe was also congratulated by Laura Whitmore, Eamonn Holmes, Dermot O'Leary, Julia Bradbury, Victoria Ekanoye, Jenni Falconer, Ore Oduba, Binky Felstead and other celebrity pals.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28:  Dr Zoe Williams attends the National Television Awards 2020 at The O2 Arena on January 28, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
Dr Zoe Williams is one of the stars of This Morning. (David M Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)

Dr Zoe first announced her pregnancy in January, saying she had been keen to become a mum for a while and had even looked into going down the sperm donor route before meeting McKay.

Recently, she told Hello! magazine: "I'm feeling a bit apprehensive, but also there's a small side of me that's looking forward to the birth and I can't wait to meet the baby.

"I can't believe I am saying that! I've witnessed my body go through this incredible thing and have got this newfound trust and faith in what it's capable of."

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