Ant McPartlin sent the cutest message to Dec Donnelly after baby's birth 2 years ago

Ant McPartlin sent the cutest message to Dec Donnelly after baby's birth

Awwwwwww.

Earlier today, Dec Donnelly announced to the world that he and his wife, Ali Astall, had welcomed their first child.

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The presenter said that they were "thrilled" to confirm the arrival of their baby girl, Isla Elizabeth Anne, who was born on Saturday morning.

He added that both the mum and newborn daughter were doing well, and that "dad is head over heels".

Friends and fans began to flood the comments of the post, sending congratulations and joking about how little Isla will have her dad "wrapped around her finger".

And now Dec's presenting partner, Ant McPartlin, has sent a public message to the proud new parents.

Using the same Twitter account that he shares with Dec, the newborn's "Uncle Ant" said:

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"Welcome to the world baby Isla Elizabeth Anne. Can’t wait for cuddles. I love you already!"

Dec and Ali announced that they were expecting earlier this year, with the 42-year-old confessing "the news sneaked out a little earlier than we had hoped."

In an absolutely gorgeous Insta post, the TV presenter wrote that he was "delighted" at the prospect of being a dad.

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He said:

"Just wanted to say thank you for all the lovely messages.

"The news has sneaked out a little earlier than we had hoped but Ali and I are delighted to be expecting our first child.

"Thanks for all the love, we really appreciate it."

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Dec and Ali – the TV duo’s manager for over 10 years - began dating back in 2013 and were married in 2015.