Sam Quek has revealed she’s welcomed a beautiful baby girl with husband Tom Mairs.
The Olympic gold medallist, who announced her pregnancy in November 2020, announced the special news on her Instagram.
The 32 year old shared a black and white picture of her little girl holding onto her hand in a sweet snap.
She simply captioned it: “02.03.2021,” alongside a glowing red heart emoji.
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Sam’s celebrity friends rushed to comment on the picture and send their congratulations messages to the new mum.
Paddy McGuiness commented: “Congrats Sam,” alongside a red heart emoji, while I’m A Celebrity co-star Ola Jordan penned: “Congratulations guys,”
Girls Aloud star Kimberley Walsh gushed: “Yay congratulations,” and Carol Vorderman added: “Oh massive massive massive congratulations to all of you from AUNTY CAROL. love you.”
Sam and businessman husband Tom announced they were expecting their baby in November 2020.
The sports star, who was six months pregnant at the time, told OK! Magazine about when she discovered she was pregnant.
She said: “I was really overwhelmed. I just cried. It was pure relief at seeing the image on the screen and hearing the heartbeat.”
Just ten months prior to announcing their special news, the couple suffered a tragic miscarriage.
Speaking about her loss, she expressed: “I didn’t want to speak to anyone [after the miscarriage]. I had guilt and shame that it was my fault.
“I was looking back at everything I did during that pregnancy and replaying every single minute. I put it all on me and my body. But I never said that to Tom at the time.”
The new mum, who revealed the first time she was recognised in public, continued: “I just remember being really quiet. I’d become miserable.
“You could call it depression. I usually love listening to music in the car and I just didn’t want to listen to it. But I would go into work and turn on a persona. Then I’d come back home and be sad again.”
Sam found out she was expecting at five weeks pregnant but sadly miscarried at the ten week mark.