Downton Abbey’s MyAnna Buring confirms the birth of her baby boy

Actress MyAnna Buring has confirmed that she has given birth to a baby boy.

The star, who has appeared in shows including Downton Abbey and Ripper Street, revealed the happy news during an appearance on ITV’s Lorraine, telling host Lorraine Kelly that she’d welcomed the new arrival two months ago.

‘Eight weeks ago I had my baby!’ MyAnna, 37, exclaimed, adding that whilst she was filming her latest project, BBC drama In The Dark, her character actually got pregnant before she did – a development which she took as something of a trial run.

‘When I filmed I had a baby bump and I got to practise what it looked like to be pregnant. I liked it so much I did it myself!’ she quipped. ‘[Acting] it was nothing like actually being pregnant.’

MyAnna pictured during her pregnancy in February 2017

Notoriously quiet about her private life, MyAnna chose to keep her pregnancy low-key for as long possible, and only confirmed that she was expecting by debuting her growing bump on the red carpet at a BAFTA party back in February.

However, whilst she didn’t reveal the baby name she’d chosen for the little one, she did give viewers a brief insight into how much she’s enjoying life with her son.

‘He smells so good!’ she said. ‘All he does is bathe in his own milk and throw up… but it’s so divine!’

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Speaking during a previous interview with the Daily Express, MyAnna detailed why she keeps many of the details of her personal affairs under wraps.

‘I don’t talk about my personal life ever and quite early on I decided that was out of bounds,’ she admitted.

‘I have my friends and my family I can talk to about issues in my life, so I don’t feel it’s something I need to talk to the whole world about.’