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Martine McCutcheon and Jack McManus welcome baby son

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Martine McCutcheon has given birth to a baby boy. The HELLO! Online blogger welcomed Rafferty Jack, her first child with her husband Jack McManus, on Wednesday morning.

"We are delighted to announce the birth of our baby boy Rafferty Jack McManus! Born at 10:16am on 4th February weighing 6lbs 14oz," the proud father exclusively tells HELLO!

"Mum and baby are both beautiful and doing well and I'm the proudest Dad in the world right now. X"

Martine exclusively revealed that she was expecting her baby boy in August, and told HELLO! magazine that her pregnancy had brought the couple "a joy we never knew existed".


Martine McCutcheon and Jack McManus have welcomed their baby son

"We'd always said that if we were fortunate to be blessed with a child, that would be wonderful, but we were very aware that it's not a given."

Martine gave birth ten days before her due date – baby Rafferty was originally due on Valentine's Day.

The new mother has been keeping us up to date with her baby preparations throughout her pregnancy. In her final blog before welcoming baby Rafferty, Martine revealed that the little boy's nursery was complete and ready for the new arrival.

"Baby boy's nursery is all done apart from curtains, our baby bath arrived for him and my bags are packed and ready to go," she wrote.


Martine McCutcheon has written a blog about her pregnancy for HELLO! Online

The 38-year-old admitted that it was "all feeling very real and exciting" as she prepared to welcome her first child, and that her baby boy had been "wriggling like crazy".

Martine previously said that she was excited to be having a boy, and revealed that she enjoys being the only female in her house.

"With my husband, my brother and my two American Spaniels Harry and Fred I am already surrounded by boys… And if I'm honest I kinda like it!!" she wrote.

Rafferty is the first child for both Martine and Jack, who married in a fairytale wedding ceremony in Lake Como in September 2012.

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