Proud Dannii gives world first glimpse of baby Ethan

PROUD new mum Dannii Minogue has given the world a first glimpse of her son on the Twitter website.

The 38-year-old X-Factor judge gave birth to the boy, named Ethan Edward Smith, on Monday in Melbourne. The picture shows Minogue and her partner Kris Smith, 32, beaming with joy as they show off their tiny five-day-old child, cradled in a baby carrier.

Minogue appears to be make-up free in the photo. She looks glowing as she sits on a bed with her hair scraped back with a headband and wearing a simple black V-neck outfit.

Instead of showing off the picture in a magazine deal, the star wrote a message accompanying the snap to her fans, thanking them for their kind wishes.

She said: “Hey everyone thanks for all your wishes, we are loving baby Ethan and Kris is the best dad in the world. X.”


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