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21st Oct 2019

Shay Mitchell has welcomed her first child, and the picture is just adorable

Rebecca O'Keeffe

Huge congrats.

Ah we love some good news of a Monday morning.

The beautiful Shay Mitchell has welcomed her first child with longterm BF, Matte Babelinto the world.


The former Pretty Little Liars actress shared the news on Instagram, with a precious post.

Shay shared a snap of her new baby’s hand in hers, and simply captioned it:

“Never letting go…”

LOADS of people have commented on the snap, including a lot of famous faces.

Singer Cassie wrote:

“Congratulations to you, your love and your family!! Such a blessing!”

Fellow PLL star, Keegan Allen, commented:

” So happy for you and your beautiful family!”

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Never letting go…

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Actor, Nia Peeples, commeted on the post, writing:

“I dreamed about you giving birth last night… welcome to motherhood and the deepest of all feelings.”

In less than 5 hours, the post has also gotten over 2 million likes.

We’re impressed.

We know from previous social media action, that the gorgeous new baby is a girl, but no word on a name just yet.

Shay Mitchell announced her pregnancy back in June, taking to Instagram to say:

“Does this mean I’m allowed to drive in the car pool lane at all times now,” alongside a glam photo of her showing off her growing baby bump.

We’re so happy for her, and the Matte.