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Sunday 31st May 2020

The One Show's Alex Jones welcomes second baby

Co-host of The One Show Alex Jones has given birth to a baby boy.

The 42-year-old television presenter - who already has two-year-old son Edward Alun Burrel Thomson with her husband Charlie Thomson - became a mother for the second time last week when she gave birth to her second son, whom she has named Kit.

Alex with husband Charlie (Credit: Instagram)

Speaking as she called in to The One Show to speak to co-host Matt Baker, Alex said: "We are now a family of four.

"He was born last Monday morning. We've had a lovely week getting used to being a family of four and introducing him to Teddy."

And Alex says her eldest son is already the best big brother Kit could ask for, although he's not convinced on his sibling's moniker just yet.

Alex called co-star Matt with the joyous news (Credit: BBC)

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Little kit Thomson arrived safely and very speedily last Monday at 2.21am weighing a healthy 7lbs 3.

She added: "I was a bit worried but Teddy has taken to it like a duck to water, being a big brother. He says: 'Love you baby.'

"He thinks that we're going to call the baby Thomas after Thomas the Tank engine so breaking the news is going to be tricky.”

The Shop Well For Less presenter also shared the news on social media, where she posted a picture of the tot's hands.

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She wrote alongside the image: "And then there were 4!!!

"Little kit Thomson arrived safely and very speedily last Monday at 2.21am weighing a healthy 7lbs 3.

"Teddy, Charlie and I are absolutely besotted by baby brother and are enjoying this special time as we get used to being a foursome and generally breathing in that lovely newborn smell!!!

"A huge thank you to the midwives at the birth centre, Queen Charlotte Hospital for everything you did for us. #nhsheroes"

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