Were a three: Gemma Atkinson and Gorka Marquez welcome their first child together

Huge congratulations are in order for Gemma Atkinson and Gorka Marquez who have welcomed their first child together.

The new parents welcomed a baby girl on Thursday, July 4.

The pair, who met on Strictly Come Dancing, announced their wonderful news on Instagram.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Gemma wrote: “And just like that, we’re a three! Our beautiful baby daughter arrived on Thursday 4th July and myself and Gorks couldn’t be happier.”

The new mum couldn’t help but gush about their baby girl, “She’s incredible and she certainly made an entrance, giving us all quite a fright at times! Little Miss independent already!

“Thank you SO much to the midwives, nurses and doctors at The Royal Bolton Hospital who did the most incredible job taking care of myself and my baby,” the actress added.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“You’re all so wonderful and I’m so grateful to have had you all with me and to have been under your care these past four days,” said Gemma.

The mum confirmed that both her and her baby have returned home, “Back home now for family time and to introduce little lady to her big brothers Norman & Ollie.”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“Let the next life chapter begin, Gorka,” she added.

Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer Gorka couldn’t help but praise his partner after she gave birth to their daughter.

He took to Instagram to gush about his girls, “Gemma, my absolute HERO! After seeing you go through all you did to bring our little girl to life has made me love and respect you even more. What a trooper you are. I couldn't be more proud of you!”

We cannot wait to find out what name the doting parents will pick for their baby girl.

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