Jools Oliver shares sweet birth photo of baby River on his first birthday

Jools Oliver has shared an adorable photo of her son River Rocket to mark his first birthday.

The mother of five and author took to Instagram to share the cute snap of one-year-old River with her 490,000 followers, which was taken moments after his birth and shows Jools cradling him in her arms in the hospital bed.

Jools, 42, shared the image with the caption: ‘Happy first birthday little River Rocket Blue Dallas The moment we first met you, I think I was clinging on to you pretty tightly! You have brought so much happiness and love in to our family.

‘You are the happiest little soul with the biggest smile and dimple and you are so adored by your big sisters and brother and everyone around you. So looking forward to waking you up know for the biggest cuddle.’

In the photo, Jools can be seen holding baby River close to her as he reaches back to cling on to his mum. And it seems the snap has thrilled her fans, many of whom have shared birthday messages for River.

‘Happy Birthday and bravo to you Jools xx xx #supermum’ one commenter said, while another added: ‘Happy Birthday little River, hope you have the best day xxx’

Jools and Jamie announced they were set to welcome their fifth child last March. The couple also have four other children – Poppy, 15, Daisy, 14, Petal, eight and Buddy, six.

☀️🌙✨💛

A post shared by Jools Oliver (@joolsoliver) on

Jools has shared various pictures of River in the last year, with many saying that the now one year old looks very much like his dad Jamie.

Jamie shared his own message referencing his son’s birthday recently with a snap of Jools carrying River, saying: ‘My boy with my girl…..can’t believe he’s nearly 1 years old already ?!? How fast time goes….’

Jamie and Jools, who met when they were just 18 years old, celebrated their 17 year wedding anniversary recently.

Marking the occasion, Jamie posted a message on Instagram at the time saying: ‘Happy 17th wedding anniversary to my darling wife. Thank you for everything you are the best! Love you babe Jx5x.’