EastEnders star Belinda Owusu confirms she’s given birth as she shares adorable picture of baby

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Belinda Owusu has confirmed that she has given birth to her first child to her fans on Instagram.

The former EastEnders star has yet to reveal the name and gender of her little bundle of joy, who she shares with her partner Michael Mackin.

The 31-year-old shared a picture of her baby to her Instagram stories cuddled up in bed as the little one slept soundly on her chest.

She captioned the post: “It’s the little chunky arm for me #sleepdeprivedheaven.”

The newborn looked healthier than ever with a full head of hair and a ‘chunky’ little arm as the tot cuddled up with mum.

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The actress, who is known for her role as Libby Fox in EastEnders and currently portrays Nicky McKendrick in Holby City, was last seen on screen towards the end of March.

She hinted that her little one could be a baby girl after she shared a snap to her Instagram stories of a little pink outfit consisting of a hand knitted cardigan and matching booties with a pair of floral leggings.

Belinda first sparked rumours that she had given birth towards the end of March after she shared the telling picture and wrote over it: “At least one of us will be getting dressed today. @Red_Rosay loving my outfit thank you auntie.”

Belinda first announced that she was pregnant with her first child to her 14,000 Instagram followers at 40 weeks pregnant, showing her blooming baby bump.

She was seen wearing a black graphic hoodie which stretched over her growing bump, glowing in the spring sunshine.

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The excitement over her first child shined through as she posed for the camera after keeping her pregnancy a secret both on and off screen.

She wrote: “Ready when you are, Kid #40 weeks!”

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