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PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Stacey Dooley arrives home after giving birth with partner Kevin Clifton

Stacey Dooley has been seen for the first time since giving birth as she arrived home from the hospital with partner Kevin Clifton on Tuesday.

The TV presenter, 35, who revealed on Monday that she had given birth to a baby girl named Minnie, cut a casual figure as she stepped out of her car.

Stacey kept a low profile on her way home as she wrapped up in a black leather jacket and matching hoodie.

New mum: Stacey Dooley has been seen for the first time since giving birth as she arrived home from the hospital with partner Kevin Clifton on Tuesday

Also sporting a pair of black trousers, the former Strictly Come Dancing star donned a pair of large black sunglasses.

Carrying a large purple bag, Stacey was seen walking in the gate of her home with dancer Kevin close behind.

Kevin, 40, who met Stacey when they were paired up on Strictly in 2018, carried Minnie inside, with the tot wrapped up in a pink blanket. 

The pro dancer sported a dark grey jumper and black tracksuit bottoms as he headed home with his girlfriend.

Home again: Kevin, 40, who met Stacey when they were paired up on Strictly in 2018, carried Minnie inside, with the tot wrapped up in a pink blanket

Home again: Kevin, 40, who met Stacey when they were paired up on Strictly in 2018, carried Minnie inside, with the tot wrapped up in a pink blanket

Low profile: The TV presenter, 35, who revealed on Monday that she had given birth to a baby girl named Minnie, cut a casual figure as she stepped out of her car

Low profile: The TV presenter, 35, who revealed on Monday that she had given birth to a baby girl named Minnie, cut a casual figure as she stepped out of her car

A congratulatory message was written for Stacey and Kevin on the London Underground’s Service Information board on Tuesday.

Stacey shared a snap of the board to her Instagram and wrote: ‘People are so bloody kind! Ta so much’.

The message read: ‘Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton, on the birth of your baby daughter Minnie. It really is such wonderful news; magical memories will be made and new adventrues will be had with moments to enjoy.

‘From warm cuddles, kisses and first words to the time Minnie first tries on her dancing shoes.

‘The legendary TV presenter, dancing queen and the performing triple threat King Kev now have a little princess to cherish.

Casual: Stacey kept a low profile om her way home as she wrapped up in a black leather jacket and matching hoodie

Casual: Stacey kept a low profile om her way home as she wrapped up in a black leather jacket and matching hoodie

Wrapped up: Also sporting a pair of black trousers, the former Strictly Come Dancing star donned a pair of large black sunglasses

Doting dad: Kevin appeared to be carrying Minnie in a baby chair

Wrapped up: Also sporting a pair of black trousers, the former Strictly Come Dancing star donned a pair of large black sunglasses

Outfit: Carrying a large purple bag, Stacey was seen walking in the gate of her home with dancer Kevin close behind

Outfit: Carrying a large purple bag, Stacey was seen walking in the gate of her home with dancer Kevin close behind

‘Also, congratulations to everyone around the world becoming parent of beautiful babies to adore’. 

Stacey and Kevin revealed their child was born on Monday as they shared a picture of an envelope addressed to ‘Minnie’s parents’.

Stacey wrote: ‘My little masterpiece! I’m COMPLETELY OBSESSED. Love you Minnie, Love you Kev x’

Kevin shared the same image and penned: ‘Our daughter is here❤️❤️❤️❤️ The most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen. So proud of u. Love u Minnie , Love u Stace x’.

Well wishes: A congratulatory message was written for Stacey and Kevin on the London Underground's Service Information board on Tuesday

Well wishes: A congratulatory message was written for Stacey and Kevin on the London Underground’s Service Information board on Tuesday

Stacey and Kevin announced their pregnancy news in August, sharing a snap of her cradling her bump to Instagram.

The broadcast journalist wrote at the time: ‘Gaaaaaaang… We are having a baby! So bloody delighted. Kev, you’re magic, I love youuuu.

‘(Was becoming impossible to hide and if one more person asks me if I’ve had my tits done in LA I’m gonna scream). Here goessssssss.’

Kevin also shared the same picture and wrote: ‘We’re having a baby! ❤️❤️❤️ And I think my girl @staceydooley looks beautiful pregnant.’

And explaining her excitement, Stacey appeared on The One Show just days later to gush over the good news.

Baby joy: Stacey and Kevin revealed their child was born on Monday as they shared a picture of an envelope addressed to 'Minnie's parents'

Baby joy: Stacey and Kevin revealed their child was born on Monday as they shared a picture of an envelope addressed to ‘Minnie’s parents’

Sweet: The presenter said she'd given birth to a baby girl and gushed that she was 'obsessed' with her 'little masterpiece' (pictured in October)

Sweet: The presenter said she’d given birth to a baby girl and gushed that she was ‘obsessed’ with her ‘little masterpiece’ (pictured in October) 

Adorable: The pair shared matching pictures as they gushed over the sweet baby news

Adorable: The pair shared matching pictures as they gushed over the sweet baby news 

‘I’m delighted, I can’t quite believe it,’ she excitedly told host Ronan Kemp after he congratulated her.

Ronan said to the journalist: ‘We have to start by saying congratulations, big news today from yourself and Kevin.’

‘Thanks mate, I can’t quite believe it. I’m delighted actually, I feel really lucky. Because I’m 35 so you never take it for granted,’ explained Stacey. 

Pregnancy announcement: Stacey and Kevin announced their pregnancy news in August, sharing a snap of her cradling her bump to Instagram

Pregnancy announcement: Stacey and Kevin announced their pregnancy news in August, sharing a snap of her cradling her bump to Instagram 

Baby news! Kevin also shared the same picture and wrote: 'We're having a baby! ❤️❤️❤️ And I think my girl @staceydooley looks beautiful pregnant'

Baby news! Kevin also shared the same picture and wrote: ‘We’re having a baby! ❤️❤️❤️ And I think my girl @staceydooley looks beautiful pregnant’

In December 2021, Kevin and Stacey sparked engagement speculation after the presenter sported a band on her ring finger in an Instagram post.

The pair were seen eating dinner and sharing a plate of dessert which had the word ‘Congratulations’ piped in chocolate 

Stacey and Kevin were crowned Strictly champions in 2018 after winning viewers’ hearts with their incredible partnership.

Champions: Stacey and Kevin were crowned Strictly champions in 2018 after winning viewers' hearts with their incredible partnership

Champions: Stacey and Kevin were crowned Strictly champions in 2018 after winning viewers’ hearts with their incredible partnership

Stacey confirmed their romance back in April 2019 as she finally went Instagram official with her beau after weeks of speculation, and four months after winning Strictly Come Dancing.

The duo had remained coy about their relationship after her ex-boyfriend Sam Tucknott revealed in an explosive interview with the Mail On Sunday that their five-year relationship had ended.

Stacey took to Twitter soon to insist there ‘are two sides to every story’ after her ex Sam branded thrice-married Kevin ‘a rat’.

Former flame: Back in April 2019, Stacey's ex-boyfriend Sam Tucknott told The Mail On Sunday that Stacey dumped him to start a relationship with Kevin

Former flame: Back in April 2019, Stacey’s ex-boyfriend Sam Tucknott told The Mail On Sunday that Stacey dumped him to start a relationship with Kevin

The TV presenter wrote: ‘Anyone with any adult life experience knows there are 2 sides to every story. I haven’t got the time or energy to correct some of the utter nonsense I’ve read on here.

‘Re Sam, I loved him v much and only wish him happiness and success going forward.’

Kevin was previously married to fellow Strictly pro dancer Karen Hauer, who he split from after three years of marriage, and a year prior to meeting Stacey.

Prior to Karen, Kevin previously married Clare Craze in 2007 after meeting two years before in a salsa bar. They split in 2010. 

Past love: Meanwhile, Kevin married Clare Craze in 2007 after meeting two years before in a salsa bar. They split in 2010 (pictured in 2009)

Past love: Meanwhile, Kevin married Clare Craze in 2007 after meeting two years before in a salsa bar. They split in 2010 (pictured in 2009) 

Split: Kevin was previously married to fellow Strictly pro dancer Karen Hauer, who he split from after three years of marriage, and a year prior to meeting Stacey (pictured in August 2017)

Split: Kevin was previously married to fellow Strictly pro dancer Karen Hauer, who he split from after three years of marriage, and a year prior to meeting Stacey (pictured in August 2017)

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