Actress Emilie de Ravin has welcomed her second child with fiancé Eric Bilitch

Emilie de Ravin, who plays Belle in TV series Once Upon a Time, has welcomed her second child.

Actress Emilie de Ravin has announced the arrival of her second child with fiancé Eric Bilitch with a very cute Instagram post.

The Once Upon a Time star and her partner are already parents to two-year-old Vera, who is said to be thrilled at becoming a big sister to her new little brother.

Taking to Instagram to show off the new addition to her family, Emilie wrote: ‘Welcome to the world beautiful boy! We’re so excited you’re finally out her to play with us! We Love you so so much Theo xoxoxo’.

Theo’s full name is Theodore Kubrick de Ravin-Bilitch and Emilie revealed that he was born at home on 9 December.

Lots of people are now opting for home births – British TV star and mum-of-two Sam Faiers documented her home birth with her second child, Rosie, on her ITVBe reality show Sam and Billie Faiers: The Mummy Diaries.

While Emilie might not have given her fans the same insight into her birth as Sam, her fans are still delighted by the news and have rushed to offer their congratulations on the adorable picture.

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In just 12 hours the picture has amassed over 75,000 likes and has hundreds of comments from well-wishers.

Emilie, Eric and their daughter Vera

One fan wrote: ‘Such a sweet angel! Congratulations to your precious family!’

Another said: ‘He’s gorgeous congrats Emilie, Eric and Vera!’

A third added: ‘Congratulations to you and to your family.❤💕 He is so beautiful. The best christmas present you could ever wish for.😘💕 Wish you happiness and may all your wishes come true.❤😍😘’.

Eric also posted a proud picture on his Instagram with the caption: ‘Mum was amazing, Vera is thrilled to be a big sister, and we’re all very in love with baby Theo!’