Natasha Hamilton has given birth to a baby girl

Husband Richie Neville has tweeted the good news.

Natasha Hamilton has given birth to a baby girl

The 32-year-old singer's boyfriend, and former 5ive member Ritchie Neville has revealed on Twitter the Atomic Kitten star gave birth to the couple's first chilld.

In further posts, Ritchie gushed the newborn is "beautiful" and also shared an inspirational quote from Nat King Cole.

It seems Natasha knew her baby was coming on Monday as she revealed she had been bouncing on a maternity ball - something which helps alleviate the pain of labour and bring the baby down.

She tweeted:

Former 'X Factor' winner Joe McElderry ‏was one of the first of their famous friends to congratulate them on the birth.

The couple - who began dating last year after both starring in the same series of ITV2 show 'The Big Reunion' - previously revealed that they had already decided the baby would be called Ella.

Natasha was due to give birth on September 26, but had a false alarm earlier this month when she believed she was going into labour at bandmate Kerry Katona's wedding, spending the night in hospital before returning home.

On Friday, Natasha appeared eager for the arrival of the child, tweeting:

We are glad all is well and send a big congrats to the happy couple!

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