The One Show host Alex Jones has revealed she gave birth to a son on Sunday

Alex Jones had some exciting news to share with The One Show viewers tonight: she’s given birth to a baby boy.

The presenter, currently on maternity leave from the show, called up co-host Matt Baker to pass on her happy news with the phone call taking place live on air.

She said: “I do have some news – our beautiful, healthy little baby boy was born. We’re absolutely delighted – we’re completely in love with him. It’s the most wonderful feeling.”

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Alex Jones (Ian West/PA)

 

She added that there was no name yet, saying: “We’re a bit behind on the whole names thing.”

Talking about the birth, Alex told viewers: “It was all very straightforward, Charlie was with me, Mum and Dad were in the waiting room because we didn’t know whether it was a boy or a girl, so that was a lovely bit of news.

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Alex says it’s the happiest of times (Ian West/PA)

 

“The last four days have been heaven – we’re in a bubble, the three of us, and it’s just the best time.”

Alex also tweeted her big news.

 

It is the 39-year-old’s first child with partner Charlie Thomson.