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Emily MacDonagh stuns fans with intimate birth photo to mark son's birthday

Peter Andre's wife took to Instagram with a rare personal snap

Gemma Strong

Emily MacDonagh has taken to Instagram to share a very rare personal photo with fans. The 31-year-old chose to mark son Theo's fourth birthday with an intimate black-and-white snapshot taken moments after she and husband Peter Andre welcomed their baby boy.

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The image sees Emily holding her tiny newborn to her chest, while Peter bends down to kiss his son's head. She wrote: "I can't believe that on this day four years ago we met our amazing little boy! It feels like yesterday! Happy birthday Theo."

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WATCH: Peter Andre accidentally reveals son Theo's face

Writing in the comments section, proud Pete confessed: "I cried like a baby, and I wasn't the baby."

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The Australian singer had previously shared a peek inside the family's celebrations, posting a photo of Theo's presents and a colourful balloon arch. He also showed off the incredible birthday cake Emily had made, telling fans: "Theo is obsessed with windmills (no idea why) so Emily created this beauty. Happy birthday Theo. Love you so so much."

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Emily shared an intimate photo from Theo's birth

Emily and Pete have been married since July 2015 and are parents to little Theo and his big sister, six-year-old Amelia. Pete is also a father to 15-year-old Junior and 13-year-old Princess from his marriage to Katie Price.

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Back in May, Pete caused a stir when he showed Theo's face for the first time, during an appearance on Loose Women – and wife Emily was less than impressed.

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Pete proudly showed off his son's birthday cake

Taking to Instagram to share a screengrab of the TV moment, he remarked: "I'm sooo in the dog house. Hey accidents happen we are in lockdown... @loosewomen @itv."

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Although he seems happy for his two eldest children to appear on social media, Peter previously told Closer magazine: "Emily's one of those parents that doesn't want it, so I've got to respect that."

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The Australian singer is a father-of-four

He added: "I still get away with little things... There have been times where I've posted stuff and you can't really see the kids' faces... I post photos of them because I'm proud of them and of these beautiful moments but I also understand that not everyone wants that."

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