The couple now have two little girls

Rachel Stevens is celebrating the safe delivery of her second baby.

The ex-S Club 7 star, 35, and husband Alex Bourne – who are already parents to Amelie, 3 – announced the arrival of their 7lb 7oz daughter on Rachel‘s website yesterday.

‘Within minutes of meeting her we were totally smitten,’ read a statement.

‘Amelie is happy and ‘cited to have a little sister to play with and we can’t wait to introduce her to the whole family.’

Rachel and Alex, 36, married at London hotel Claridge’s in 2009 and revealed that they were expecting for the second time last September.

Since welcoming their newborn, they’ve received sweet congratulatory messages from both fans and celebs – including pregnant singer Kimberley Walsh.

‘yay!!! Huge congrats to you both ,’ Tweeted Kimberley, 32.

Alex replied: ‘thanks..your turn next!x’

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Anna Duff