Lucy Mecklenburgh reveals she's welcomed a baby boy with fiancé Ryan Thomas

Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas have welcomed their first child together.

Former TOWIE star Lucy, 28, gave birth to her baby boy on Tuesday, announcing the happy news on Instagram. 

It came just hours after she lamented the fact that she was a week overdue.  

The fitness guru announced her pregnancy in August, after fiancé Ryan proposed during a trip to 's Amalfi Coast in June. 

Ryan is already dad to Scarlett, 11, with his ex Tina O'Brien. 

The couple met on Celebrity Island With Bear Grylls in early 2017.  They brushed off split rumours in December 2018 after Lucy was pictured looking very cosy with a man in a Dubai nightclub, believed to be her friend and business associate Adam Rossiter. 

At the time, Ryan was said to be 'in pieces' over the pictures but the couple quickly moved on after Lucy explained it was her pal.

Congratulations! Lucy took to Instagram on the evening of her 28th birthday to announce that she is expecting her first child with Ryan and debuted her blossoming baby bump

Congratulations! Lucy took to Instagram on the evening of her 28th birthday to announce that she is expecting her first child with Ryan and debuted her blossoming baby bump

Lucy took to Instagram on the evening of her 28th birthday to announce she was expecting her first child with Ryan and debuted her blossoming baby bump in a figure-hugging red dress. 

The ex Corrie star gifted Lucy a baby grow, which they held up for the snap as they revealed that they are set to welcome their first baby together following two years of dating. 

Alongside the heartwarming shot, the reality star wrote: Best birthday present 'I've ever had. Love you @ryanthomas84,' with a baby emoji and a heart emoji included in the caption. 

Over the moon: The couple confirmed they were expecting a baby boy with another sweet Instagram post in September

Over the moon: The couple confirmed they were expecting a baby boy with another sweet Instagram post in September

Lucy opened up about her pregnancy journey and said she was starting to 'embrace' her new body.  

She wrote: 'Although trying to keep this under wraps especially whilst on holiday really wasn’t easy, I’m now over 12 weeks and I’m starting to fall in love with &

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