Stacey Solomon has welcomed her fourth child on her own birthday yesterday.

The Loose Women star made the official announcement in a heartfelt post on Instagram, after previously sharing a cryptic Instagram story.

The birth comes as a surprise birthday present as yesterday was also the panelist's 32nd birthday.

The new arrival is yet to be named but has affectionately been called "Princess Pickle" by fans after Stacey's sweet nickname for her cottage and other children.

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On her Instagram post with two white hearts, Stacey wrote:"She’s Here.

"Born at Pickle Cottage on mummy’s birthday.

"Our little girl… Happy birthday my darling daughter…

"We all love you more than you could ever imagine.

"Your brothers, your daddy and I are so in love.

"Thank you for the most incredible 9 months. Now we cannot wait for the rest of our lives with you…"

The new baby is Stacey and fiancé Joe Swash's second child together, with the couple sharing their two-year old son Rex.

Stacey has two other boys from previous relationships,  Zachary and Leighton.

Fans have been quick to congratulate the family by taking to her comments on Instagram.

Influencer Molly Mae said: "How incredibly special. Congratulations beautiful" followed by a heart.

And Lydia Bright wrote:"Congratulations darling, what a birthday present."

While fiancé  Joe commented: "My darling girls. I love you more than you’ll ever know. October 4th is going to be an expensive day for daddy xxxx"