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Alec Baldwin's wife Hilaria gives birth to baby boy and reveals name

June 17, 2015
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Alec and Hilaria Baldwin are celebrating the birth of their baby boy Rafael Thomas Baldwin. Yoga teacher Hilaria shared a photo on Instagram of her newborn son's hand clutching onto hers, and captioned it: "We are happy to announce the birth of Rafael Thomas Baldwin" alongside a heart emoticon.

The newest member of the family joins sisters Ireland, 19, who is Alec's daughter by Kim Basinger, and 21-month-old Carmen.

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Hilaria Baldwin announced that she had given birth with a sweet photo on Instagram

When the film star learned that his beautiful Spanish wife was expecting his first boy he couldn't have been more thrilled. She said: "The day that I told him he carried a football around for an hour afterwards."

The 31-year-old told the rest of the world through a cute Instagram post showing the family's shoes lined up including a pair of navy baby loafers.

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The proud parents already share one adorable daughter Carmen

Their love story began in 2011 when Alec spotted Hilaria at a restaurant and gave her his business card with his personal mobile phone number jotted down on the back.

After a year-long courtship the actor proposed and the wedding took place at St Patrick's Old Cathedral in New York, with celebrity guests including Tina Fey, Woody Allen and his brothers Stephen and Billy Baldwin. Showing her approval, the groom's daughter Ireland was the maid of honour.

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Alec Baldwin has another daughter Ireland, who acted as Hilaria's maid of honour at the wedding

Alec told HELLO! magazine: "Marriage was made for you to make a commitment to someone who is worth it, and I met someone who is worth it."

Hilaria summed up the unexpected turn her life has taken by saying: "I didn't expect to fall in love with somebody who was 26 years my senior, but you cannot help who you fall in love with."

She describes Alec as her "soulmate". She added: "I fell in love with him very quickly and very easily. He's very romantic. We can spend all day talking and we never get bored. With us, everything is very simple. Our wedding rings are engraved: 'We're a great team'. In the end, that's what it's all about."

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