Michelle Hardwick has given birth to a beautiful baby girl.
The Emmerdale actress, 46, and her producer wife Kate Brooks, 39, welcomed their new daughter Betty Brooks on Tuesday 15 November.
Their latest addition makes them a family of four as they share two-year-old son Teddy, who was born in October 2020.
Congratulations! Emmerdale actress Michelle Hardwick, 46, has given birth to a beautiful baby girl with her producer wife Kate Brooks, 39, called Betty Brooks, on Tuesday 15 November
Baby Betty Brooks was born weighing 5lbs 10oz.
Sharing the delightful news to her 125,000 Instagram followers, Michelle wrote: ‘Introducing Betty Brooks to the world!
‘Betty made a cheeky early appearance on Tuesday 15th November weighing 5lb 10ozs.
‘We all love you so much our beautiful Betty B ♥️.’
Her friends, fans and industry colleagues all shared their heartfelt congratulations to the soap actress who has shared glimpses of her pregnancy journey along the way.
The loved-up couple did a live television gender reveal in August while featuring on ITV’s Loose Women.
Delighted: Sharing the delightful news to her 125,000 Instagram followers, Michelle wrote: ‘Introducing Betty Brooks to the world!’
Michelle married wife Kate back in 2019, after the pair met on Emmerdale – which Kate is a producer on.
Michelle, who is best known for playing Vanessa Woodfield in the ITV soap, revealed she is dealing with ‘quite a bit of morning sickness!’
Michelle and Kate revealed their donor is also Teddy’s biological father and he is open to meeting the children when they’re 18 if they wish to see him.
The happy couple brought on adorable Teddy to help celebrate the live gender reveal.
A few weeks ago, Michelle took to Instagram to share a snap of her baby bump, as she prepared to welcome the new arrival.
‘Not long til we meet you baby girl’: Emmerdale’s Michelle Hardwick, 46, shared a snap of her bump to Instagram a few weeks ago as she prepared to welcome her second child
Gazing down at her stomach in the monochrome picture, the Emmerdale actress, 46, penned: ‘Not long til we meet you baby girl’.
During the Loose Women show this summer, Michelle and her Emmerdale producer wife went on to speak about their wedding.
The pair, who eloped to Memphis for their nuptials, said: ‘Looking at where we are, we’ve been married nearly three years.’
The TV appearance comes after Michelle announced she was expecting her second child with wife Kate on Instagram last month.
She shared her ‘super exiting’ news with her followers as she posted a sweet snap of Teddy.
Congratulations! Michelle Hardwick revealed she is expecting a baby girl with her wife Kate Brooks on Loose Women alongside their son Teddy in August
Michelle revealed she can ‘almost rest a cup of tea on my bump’ as she is ’20 weeks today’.
Michelle shared a snap of a screen with the words, ‘COMING THIS WINTER… Baby Brooks #2,’ in pink writing.
Underneath the TV, their son was seen putting his hands up and grinning in excitement.
Michelle penned: ‘We are super excited about our gorgeous news! I’m 20 weeks today and can almost rest a cup of tea on my bump #bigbrother.’
The couple revealed to OK! Magazine that they hoped to expand their family and Michelle added that she would love to meet the biological father of Teddy to thank him.
Michelle said: ‘When Teddy is 18 he can find out who his dad is and we’d massively back him.
‘I’d love to meet him just to say, “Thank you so much for allowing us to be parents and giving us the most beautiful little boy”.’
Excited! Michelle shared a snap of a screen with the words, ‘COMING THIS WINTER… Baby Brooks #2,’ in pink writing while Teddy looked excited underneath