McFly’s Danny Jones opens up about being a first time father

McFly’s Danny Jones announced that he’s welcomed his first child with wife Georgia, and the proud dad is already sharing updates on his life as a first time father.

The musician took to social media over the weekend to share the lovely baby news with fans, by posting an adorable picture of his newborn baby’s tiny foot.

Writing in the caption, he revealed the pair welcomed a baby son, who they named Cooper Alf.

‘So overwhelmed with love, welcome to earth Cooper Alf Jones born today 1:36amπŸ’™’, Danny said.

Danny’s wife, Georgia, also took to her own Instagram account to share the happy news, and wrote: ‘Words can’t describe the love we have for this tiny little human πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™ So so happy to announce the arrival of our Gorgeous little Cooper Alf Jones – 1:36am – 27th Jan – 7lb 15oz’.

Fans were quick to send their well-wishes to the couple, writing congratulatory messages in the comments section.

One said: ‘Congratulations to you both @dannyjonesofficial @thegeorgiaedit !! Wishing you all a lifetime of happiness together!! πŸ‘ͺ❀️’.

A second wrote: ‘congrats to you and Georgia and wish all the best to Cooper. He sure is loved all around the world πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™’.

After announcing he’d become a dad, Danny took to Twitter to thanks fans for their support and give them a little update on how he’s handling fatherhood.

‘Thanks for all the messages guys, @thegeorgiaedit is doing brilliant and she was ACE all the way through. so proud.πŸ’™’, he wrote.

‘1st day into this incredible journey, even his cry is amazing πŸ˜‚ I feel very lucky πŸ’™ @thegeorgiaedit is doing super.’

The pair announced they were expecting their first child in July, and revealed that their due date was 18 January.

However, they had to wait a bit longer to welcomed their bundle of joy, as Georgia gave birth nine days passed her due date. The expectant mum even had to go in for a membrane sweep, in a bid to try to kick start labour.

Ahead of welcoming little Cooper, Danny admitted that he was going to be very emotional in the delivery room and said they were keeping the gender a surprise.

‘I think we’re having a boy. I’m going to be a mess at the birth – when I find out if we have a son or a daughter, when I meet him or her. I’d love to know but we’ve decided we want to have that big surprise’, he told Hello! magazine.

Congratulations to the new parents!