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Amber Laidler welcomes first child with AFL star husband Jeremy eight weeks early 

Sunrise newsreader and former Miss World Australia Amber Laidler welcomes her first child with AFL star husband Jeremy eight weeks early


Channel Seven newsreader Amber Laidler (née Greasley) has announced she has welcomed her first child with her AFL star husband Jeremy eight weeks early.

The proud mother unveiled the news on Wednesday, revealing the couple had named their baby boy ‘Will’ and that the little tot would spend ‘a few weeks in the special care nursery’ following his early arrival.

Alongside a picture of their newborn, Amber wrote: ‘Our darling boy Will Richie Laidler, who simply couldn’t wait any longer and joined us eight weeks early yesterday afternoon.

New arrival: Channel Seven newsreader Amber Laidler (née Greasley) has announced she has welcomed her first child with her AFL star husband Jeremy eight weeks early

‘He’ll now spend a few weeks in the special care nursery while we try to understand how it’s possible to love one tiny human so very, very much.’

Former Sydney Swans player Jeremy posted a different image of the little bub in being taken care of in hospital, which he captioned: ‘Will Richie Laidler.

‘The most incredible (and obviously impatient) little boy that brought so much joy our lives already. Amber did such an amazing job and I could not be more proud of her!!’

Birth: Alongside a picture of their newborn, Amber wrote: 'Our darling boy Will Richie Laidler who simply couldn’t wait any longer and joined us eight weeks early yesterday afternoon'

Birth: Alongside a picture of their newborn, Amber wrote: ‘Our darling boy Will Richie Laidler who simply couldn’t wait any longer and joined us eight weeks early yesterday afternoon’

'He’ll now spend a few weeks in the special care nursery while we try to understand how it’s possible to love one tiny human so very, very much,' Amber added

‘He’ll now spend a few weeks in the special care nursery while we try to understand how it’s possible to love one tiny human so very, very much,’ Amber added

Baby love: Former Sydney Swans player Jeremy posted a different image to his own page of the little tot in being taken care of in hospital, which he captioned: 'The most incredible (and obviously impatient) little boy that brought so much joy our lives already'

Baby love: Former Sydney Swans player Jeremy posted a different image to his own page of the little tot in being taken care of in hospital, which he captioned: ‘The most incredible (and obviously impatient) little boy that brought so much joy our lives already’

The former Miss World Australia announced the happy news she was expecting in October, sharing an Instagram photo of herself touching her baby bump as she and Jeremy posed in the mirror of a glamorous hotel room.  

‘The best little staycay, just the three of us,’ Sunrise presenter Amber wrote in the caption, tagging Sydney’s ritzy Crown hotel.  

Amber accompanied her caption with a blue heart emoji and a baby emoji, confirming she was pregnant with a boy. 

She also added a solo photo of herself posing on the side with her baby bump on display in a skin-tight black dress. 

Many of Amber’s celebrity friends commented on her post, including former fellow beauty queen Erin Holland, who wrote: ‘I am so bloody excited for you guys!’ 

Baby joy! The former Miss World Australia announced the happy news she was expecting in October, sharing an Instagram photo of herself touching her baby bump as she and Jeremy posed in the mirror of a glamorous hotel room

Baby joy! The former Miss World Australia announced the happy news she was expecting in October, sharing an Instagram photo of herself touching her baby bump as she and Jeremy posed in the mirror of a glamorous hotel room

Bumping along nicely! She also added a solo photo of herself posing on the side with her baby bump on display in a skin-tight black dress

Bumping along nicely! She also added a solo photo of herself posing on the side with her baby bump on display in a skin-tight black dress

Supermodel and fellow WAG Meghan Gale added: ‘Look at that gorgeous little bump. So happy for you guys.’   

Jeremy uploaded a similar post to his Instagram page, writing: ‘Baby Laids coming soon,’ he wrote, adding a blue heart emoji and baby emoji. 

Amber and Jeremy married in November 2017 at a glamorous, star-studded ceremony in Melbourne. 

Fairytale wedding: Amber and Jeremy married in November 2017 at a glamorous, star-studded ceremony in Melbourne

Fairytale wedding: Amber and Jeremy married in November 2017 at a glamorous, star-studded ceremony in Melbourne 

Successful: Amber has made a name for herself as a reporter and producer at Seven News after stepping away from the beauty pageant circuit

Successful: Amber has made a name for herself as a reporter and producer at Seven News after stepping away from the beauty pageant circuit

Amber has made a name for herself as a reporter at Seven News after stepping away from the beauty pageant circuit.

 She won Miss World Australia in 2011, before going on to study journalism.  

The WAG graduated from Sydney’s Macleay College in 2017 and has since gone on to interview the likes of Margot Robbie.

During her time with Seven, Amber has worked as an Assistant Chief of Staff and even a producer and reporter for Sunrise.   

New career: Amber won Miss World Australia in 2011, before going on to study journalism

New career: Amber won Miss World Australia in 2011, before going on to study journalism 

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