Helen Flanagan welcomes baby boy on partner Scott Sinclair's birthday

Julia Hunt
·Contributor
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Helen Flanagan has welcomed a baby boy.

The Corrie star gave birth to son Charlie on 25 March, her partner Scott Sinclair’s birthday.

The footballer shared the happy news on Instagram, saying: “I couldn’t ask for a better gift on my Birthday, what a blessing!!!”

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“Welcome to the world son,” he wrote alongside a black and white image of him, Flanagan and their new arrival.

“Charlie Scott Sinclair 25/03/21.”

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Flanagan, 30, and Sinclair got engaged in 2018 and already have two daughters: Matilda, five, and Delilah, two.

Flanagan has previously said her latest pregnancy had been difficult as she suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum, which the NHS says is “excessive nausea and vomiting” in pregnancy.

Celtic's Scott Sinclair, Helen Flanagan and their children with the trophy after winning the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match at Celtic Park, Glasgow. (Photo by Jane Barlow/PA Images via Getty Images)
Celtic's Scott Sinclair, Helen Flanagan and their children with the trophy after winning the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match at Celtic Park, Glasgow. (Jane Barlow/PA Images via Getty Images)

Writing on Instagram in December she said it was “definitely my last pregnancy”.

“I had Matilda at 24 and I wanted my children close together and it just feels right for me,” she said.

Helen Flanagan has been in hospital with sever morning sickness with her third pregnancy. (Getty Images)
Helen Flanagan (Getty Images)

“I would never want to go through the hyperemesis again, it wouldn’t be fair on the children I already have and I want to give each child as much attention as each other.”

The couple have been inundated with congratulations from friends and fans after sharing that Charlie had arrived.

Coronation Street’s Brooke Vincent posted several messages on Instagram, expressing her delight that the couple had welcomed a boy and adding: “CONGRATULATIONS to you both!!!!!!”

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Football coach John Terry also posted to say “Congratulations” to the pair.

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