Maria Fowler gives birth: TOWIE star welcomes baby girl with husband Kelvin Batey and announces name

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Maria Fowler has revealed she's given birth to her second child with Kelvin Batey.

The 34 year old, who married her husband in a secret ceremony last year, took to her Instagram feed to share an incredible photo of the birth of their child with her 164,000 followers.

In the snap, the former The Only Way Is Essex star can be seen in the hospital bed wearing a blue mask as she reaches her hand out to touch her newborn child, who is being cradled by 39 year old Kelvin.

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In the caption, the star revealed the little girl's stunning name as Nellie Maria Batey before detailing the weight of her child and how the happy family are doing.

She wrote: "Nellie Maria Batey 29th September 2020 9.31am 7lb 2oz

"Delivery was incredible. We’re both home and well. Our hearts are so full, she is just perfect." followed by a pink heart emoji.

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"Thankyou to all at Derby Royal hospital for everything, Ward 314 you were all amazing," [sic] she added.

Celebrity friends were quick to offer their congratulations as Lauren Pope wrote: "My gorgeous little birthday twin Nellie!! So happy for you guys," followed by three pink heart emojis.

Rebekah Vardy wrote: "Congratulations xx," and Jessica Hayes added: "Congrats to your beautiful fam ! What a gorgeous name ! Glad you are both doing well xxxxxx," with two red heart emojis.

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The reality star, who was previously labelled a "hypocrite" after a tweet of her "insulting a child" resurfaced, announced she and Kelvin were expecting their second child together in April this year.

Maria took to her social media platforms to announce the exciting news by telling her fans that her daughter Evie will become a big sister.

She shared an adorable photo of a very excited-looking Evie, two, sitting on a bed and clasping her hands together as the wall behind her spelled out the words: "It's a girl" and was surrounded by pink balloons.

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She captioned it: "A little sister. Our hearts are so full," alongside two pink heart emojis.

Celebrity friends were overjoyed by the news as Lauren Pope wrote: "Omg I love this pic," together with several heart-eyed cat emojis.

Katie Piper said: "Congratulations," with a pink heart emoji as Jessica Wright chimed: "Congratulations," alongside three pink heart emojis.

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