EastEnders star’s partner gives birth by Caesarean

EastEnders star Steve McFadden and his partner Rachel Sidwell are celebrating the arrival of their first child together.

The mum-of-three gave birth to a baby girl yesterday by Caesarean section at London’s Chelsea And Westminster Hospital.

The newborn, who has not yet been named, weighed a healthy 6lb 3oz.

‘Steve is delighted,’ says his rep. ‘Both mother and baby are doing well.’

Steve, 50, who plays Phil Mitchell, is already dad to Matthew with Sue Marshall, and Teona and Mollie with Angela Bostock.

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