Helen Flanagan dotes on her little princess Matilda in sweet photos

Helen Flanagan showed that daughter Matilda really is her little princess by dressing up the three-month-old in a pretty tulle dress at the weekend. The former Coronation Street star, who welcomed her first baby with boyfriend Scott Sinclair in June, shared a series of snaps of her daughter on Instagram on Sunday.

Mother and daughter appeared to be having their own photo shoot, with Helen thanking her hairdresser and make-up artist responsible for creating her look in an image that showed her cradling Matilda in her arms.

Helen Flanagan dressed baby Matilda up in a princess dress

"My beautiful baby wearing her @ittybittytoes dress. Thank you @soniaxfyza for my makeup yesterday. Hair @elysium_hairandbeauty @jay_birmingham @easilockshair xxx," Helen captioned the image.

Two further images showed the adorable baby lying on the floor in the pretty blue dress with bow detail on the back.

Helen often refers to her daughter as her princess and even dressed Matilda up with a little tiara-style headband made by her sister Jane. Sharing a photo of the creation on Instagram, Helen wrote: "My baby in her amazing tiara headband my fave one you have made her @janeoflan."

@ittybittytoes @scotty__sinclair9 ❤️x

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Matilda is Helen's first child with boyfriend Scott Sinclair

The 25-year-old dotes on her first-born judging by her social media feed, and recently told followers that she was "so blessed to wake up to this beautiful little face every day". Helen also shared a precious moment between Matilda and her dad Scott Sinclair enjoying "daddy cuddles" together in September, showing that both she and the Aston Villa footballer are truly smitten with their new arrival.

Indeed Scott described the day Matilda was born as the "best day of my life" in a sweet Instagram post, with his daughter appearing to be something of a good luck charm to his football career as he scored a hat-trick on the day she attended her first ever football match with mum Helen in August.