Sister Sister star Tia Mowry gives birth to first daughter

Sister Sister actress Tia Mowry has announced the arrival of her second child - and it's a girl!

The Tia Mowry’s first daughter, the star confirmed the exciting announcement on social media.

 Taking to Instagram, the 39-year-old shared a candid shot with her 4.1million followers, of her in a hospital bed gazing at the newborn.

The star wrote, ‘Feeling grateful and blessed as we welcome our little baby girl into the world!’

Adding: ‘Born May 5th at 10:29 am at 6 pounds and 4 Oz 19.8 inches 💕 We are in heaven 🙏🏽

The snap has had 1.2 million likes and over 50k messages of congratulations so far.

One fan commented: ‘Congratulations those are the happiest moments ever’ while another added, ‘Congrats you look so beautiful Tia, so happy for you and your family’

And even though the photo doesn’t show the newborn’s face another fan wrote: ‘Awww I just know she’s beautiful, congrats Tia and Cory!’  

The famous Sister, Sister! twin, who starred in the sitcom alongside her twin Tamera Mowry Housley, has spoken openly in the past about her struggles to conceive as she suffers from endometriosis – a condition which causes abnormal tissue to grow outside the uterus and can lead to infertility.

Heavily pregnant Tia with son, Cree and husband Cory Hardict

Tia, who already shares six-year-old son Cree with actor husband Cory Hardict, told Women’s Health early this year, I don’t think I could have gotten through this process without the support of my husband’.

The new mum has also been honest to her fans about this pregnancy, posting a video to Instagram Tia talked about the differences between her two pregnancies, confessing that she was nauseous throughout her entire first pregnancy with her son but this time round only felt sick during the first trimester.