Former Hollyoaks actress Susie Amy welcomes first child with boyfriend Raphael Bar

Actress Susie Amy has welcomed her first child.

The former Hollyoaks star took to social media to reveal that she had given birth to her first child, a baby girl, who she welcomed with her boyfriend Raphael Bar.

In a sweet post on her Instagram page that shows the new mum cuddling her little one with a bit skin to skin contact, the 37-year-old announced her daughter’s arrival and even revealed the beautiful name that she has given her.

‘Our beautiful daughter Noa Liberty Jane Bar was born on the 17th January at 1.26am weighing 9 pounds 2oz,’ she captioned the adorable photo.

‘We utterly adore her,’ added the gushing mum, ‘super cuddles from only a few hours old’.

Fans and followers rushed to congratulate the Footballers’ Wives actress and her actor boyfriend, commenting: ‘Fantastic news, congratulations to you all. Love xxx’, ‘Aww look at her holding mummy tight! Congrats hon. Precious. X’ and ‘Yay Susie well done she is glorious! Enjoy this magical newborn bubble’.

And many even commented on the new mum’s appearance, writing: ‘Congratulations you look beautiful xx’, ‘Beautiful mum and beautiful daughter’, ‘Wow. You beauties’ and ‘Well isn’t this the most beautiful picture. You both look beautiful. Congrats xx’

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The fam 🎄❤️🛷

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This is the first child for Susie and her actor boyfriend, who have kept their relationship out of the public eye while they have been together.

The pair only revealed that they were expecting a baby back in October when Susie took to Instagram with a sweet image of her blossoming baby bump.

She captioned the adorable photo: ‘For the first time – maybe in my life – I can’t wait for January!! ☺’

She later got fans excited when she hinted that she was expecting a baby girl.

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Girls hangout 👧🏻👼🏻

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The English actress uploaded a picture of her relaxing in Soho Farmhouse with her baby bump on show, writing: ‘Girls hangout’.

Congratulations to Susie and Raphael on their new arrival!