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Saturday 25th January 2020

Baby joy for Beckham's family

Special delivery just in time for Christmas

David Beckham's sister Joanne has given birth to her first child, a baby girl. The latest arrival to join the Beckham clan is little Peggy, who was born on Saturday night.
Joanne, 32, and partner Kris Donnelly announced the news on social media today. The new mum posted a black and white picture of her cradling the adorable newborn in her hospital bed.

Joanne bonds with baby Peggy (Credit: Instagram)

She wrote: “THE DAY OUR LIFE CHANGED FOREVER ... such an amazing feeling starting our own family , the love I have for our little princess Peggy is one that is so unconditional ! “I'd never of be able to do it without the love of my life ... @krissydonners you was my strength! Thank you ... Love my family.”

New dad Kris takes Peggy home (Credit: Instagram)

The love I have for our little princess Peggy is one that is so unconditional!

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Kris also posted a picture of him carrying the new arrival out of the hospital, which he captioned: “THATS MY GIRL. “Peggy came into our world on Saturday night…Mummy did amazing! “The love I feel for the both of you is unexplainable.” Joanne has described Kris, a former Big Brother contestant, as the love of her life.

Announcing the baby news (Credit: Instagram)

And after a whirlwind romance, in August they revealed that they were expecting their first child together. A source told The Sun on Sunday: “Joanne and Kris are over the moon. “Her parents Ted and Sandra are looking forward to having another grandchild. “And David’s kids are excited about having a new cousin, especially Harper.”

The happy couple at Joanne's baby shower (Credit: Instagram)

Kris, 42, appeared on Big Brother in 2009 and had a romance with the eventual winner of that series, Sophie Reade. He also dated Hollyoaks and I’m A Celeb star Jorgie Porter and worked as a model. Joanne, 32, runs a concierge service.

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The Beckham family all celebrating together (Credit: Instagram)

Last month the couple held a swish baby shower at London’s Harvey Nichols, where they were joined by friends and family – including her mum big brother David and their mum and dad.