• Best friends Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes become first-time fathers at the same time

    Children's TV presenters Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes are so in synch that the double-act have become first-time dads to baby girls at the same time, and speaking exclusively to HELLO! the CBBC stars introduce their newborn daughters to the world. "I can't believe our babies were born nine days apart," says Mark, whose wife Harriet gave birth to baby Scarlett on 25 September, just over a week before Sam's wife Anne gave birth to baby Meridon. CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes with their baby girls "Someone pointed out to us that the babies' initials are