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Wednesday 13th November 2019

Marnie Simpson welcomes 'beautiful' first child with boyfriend Casey Johnson

A little boy!

Former Celebrity Big Brother star Marnie Simspon has given birth to a baby boy.

The former Geordie Shore star and her boyfriend Casey Johnson welcomed their first child together into the world on Tuesday (29.10.19) and both "mother and son are doing well".

In a statement released to OK! Online, the reality TV star's representative said: "Marnie gave birth to a beautiful baby boy yesterday afternoon. Mother and son are both doing well."

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No other details such as the baby's weight or name are yet to be revealed.

The birth is sure to have come as a relief to the 27-year-old brunette as had been growing increasingly uncomfortable in the final stages of her pregnancy, especially as her son arrived 13 days over his due date of October 16.

Marnie gave birth to a beautiful baby boy yesterday afternoon.

Previously discussing her discomfort with her huge bump, she posted on her Instagram Story: "Look How big my bump is guys I'm overdue now and really badly suffering!

"Sorry I've been a little inactive it's just Im so uncomfortable now

"Wanna keep you all updated as much as possible but struggling to even talk now lol.

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"Thanks for all the constant support and messages love you all loads I'll let you know when little one has made his arrival (sic)"

Marnie experienced some other strange side-effects during her pregnancy including a craving to eat bath sponges.

She previously said: "I've been craving bath sponges. I like sucking the water out of them.

Whilst a bemused Casey added: "It's a weird craving. I actually have a video of her doing it.

"I literally bought her some sponges the other day but she said they weren't the right ones, so I've got to let her buy her own now."

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How did I get so lucky 💕 and soon it will be the 3 of us 💕 #38Weeks #babyonroute #almostthere

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Marnie announced her pregnancy in April and at the time, revealed she was due on October 16.

She told OK!: "Because I'd done Geordie Shore I'd convinced myself that I couldn't have kids because of all the alcohol abuse."

Marnie also feared she would be infertile after having an abortion when she was 19-years-old.

She added: "When I look back I definitely feel I made the right decision. I don't regret it. I was so young, I didn't have a job, a driving licence, or any money."

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