Countryfile Helen Skelton gives birth as she welcomes third child with cute snap

Get a daily dose of showbiz gossip straight to your inbox with the Daily Star’s FREE newsletter

Countryfile's Helen Skelton, 38, has given birth and welcomed her third baby with her husband, English professional rugby league player Richie Myler.

The Blue Peter star took to Instagram to make the announcement to her 260,000 followers.

She captioned the photo: "Can always count on dickie …. of all the things he’s said (there’s been a lot) 'don’t worry I will be your lido…' while on route to hospital might be my fave. The man meant Doula. From the mouths of men. (pic from earlier this week – just haven’t posted partly because my mam likes the family what’s apps to be ahead of insta but mainly because I am still failing to find appropriate words of thanks for our @nhsengland@nhsmillion…. legends the blooming lot of them)"

It didn't take long until her fans and followers started commenting on the announcement.

Olympian Chris Hoy said: "Congratulations", whilst Olympic champ Amy Williams MBE penned: "Huge congratulations of your new family addition. Sending lots of healing love" followed by a love struck emoji.

Helen got married in 2013 and had her first child, Ernie, who's know 6, with Richie two years later, followed by Louis, 4.

On Instagram, the TV star regularly shares a glimpse of her personal life and posts cute snaps with her family – during Christmas, she posted a joyous day out with her sons.

During the week of Christmas, Helen posted an image sat in a red sleigh with her boys on her lap, captioned: "Grateful – whoever you're with. Wherever you are I hope you have a reason to smile. No one's Christmas is as perfect as we think …. grateful for what we have and have had."

Helen is presenter best known for Blue Peter and Countryfile.

She also hosted the BBC's swimming coverage, for the Olympics, World Championships and more, and was a contestant on SAS: Who Dares Wins in 2020.

This is a breaking news story and is constantly being updated.

Please refresh the page regularly to get the latest TV updates.

TV & Showbiz reporters are working to source the latest information, reaction, pictures and video related to this story.

You can also follow us on Twitter @DailyStar, or follow us on Instagram @dailystar to get the latest TV and celeb gossip 24 hours a day.

Or like our Daily Star Showbiz Facebook page to get the day's biggest stories, and have your say on them.

Why not also subscribe to receive our regular Daily Star showbiz newsletters?

You can do this on this page by simply entering your email address above and hitting 'subscribe'.

Download the Daily Star app for flash alerts on the biggest stories of the day, so you don't miss out.

Why not also subscribe to receive our regular Daily Star news bulletins? You can do this on this page by simply entering your email address above and hitting 'subscribe'.

  • BBC
  • Helen Skelton

Source: Read Full Article