'We are floating on cloud nine': Sugababes star Heidi Range announces arrival of daughter Aurelia Honey with husband Alex Partakis
Sugababes star Heidi Range has given birth to daughter Aurelia, with husband Alex Partakis.
The 34-year-old took to Instagram on Tuesday to confirm the happy news, and gush the couple have been on 'cloud nine' since their bundle of 'pure joy' arrived.
Sharing a sweet snap of the newborn sleeping, she wrote to her fans: 'We’re absolutely delighted to introduce you to our beautiful baby girl. Aurelia Honey Partakis was born on 21/01/18.'
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Proud parents: Sugababes star Heidi Range has given birth to daughter Aurelia, with husband Alex Partakis (pictured in May 2015)
Here she is: The 34-year-old took to Instagram on Tuesday to confirm the happy news, and gush the couple have been on 'cloud nine' since their bundle of 'pure joy' arrived
Clearly besotted, she added: '6lb 2oz of pure joy! Daddy and I are floating on Cloud 9 and falling more in love with her by the minute. Welcome to the world my sweetheart.'
Heidi had announced the couple's happy baby news in HELLO! magazine back in July.
The singer gushed that the timing of their pregnancy had been 'really special', as it aligned with the weekend she and Alex moved into their marital home.
Adding to the brood: Heidi had announced the couple were expecting in July, and gushed the news was made 'extra special' by the fact they moved into their house the same weekend
She said: 'We moved into our house at Easter after spending two years renovating it and we think that was the same weekend we conceived.
'It was like it was meant to be. It was so special that it happened in our first family house together. It's made our home have this lovely feeling about it.'
The singer added that she had hoped to conceive 'straight away', but confessed it took she expected.
She said at the time: 'It has been a big year for us. Our wedding was amazing and then I had hoped I would fall pregnant straight away.
'Big year': She said: 'It was like it was meant to be. It was so special that it happened in our first family house. It's made our home have this lovely feeling about it' (pictured in Feb 2016)
Loved-up: Heidi and Alex were set up by her personal trainer in early 2014, and went on tie the knot in Florence in 2016
'But as each month went by, I would take a test and I got used to it always being negative. So when it came back positive it was a shock.'
Heidi and Alex were set up by her personal trainer in early 2014, and felt and instant connection.
Their first date was a restaurant in London's Notting Hill and they have been inseparable ever since - eventually tying the knot in Florence in September 2016.
It is an exciting time for the Sugababes, as Heidi's former bandmate Amelle Berrabah also confirmed she was expecting on Instagram last month.
Another Sugabab-y! It is an exciting time for the band as Heidi's former bandmate Amelle Berrabah also confirmed she was expecting on Instagram last month (pictured in 2015)
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