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'Healthy And Handsome': Simon Cowell Announces Birth Of His Baby Boy

Section: Celebrity Mums

Simon Cowell’s pregnant girlfriend Lauren Silverman gave birth to a baby boy last night and the proud dad's already announced his son's name

Simon Cowelltook to Twitter to tell the world his girlfriend Lauren had given birth to their baby boy Eric - named after Simon's own father.

In a series of tweets, Simon said, 'Very happy to say Eric was born at 17.45pm. Healthy and handsome.

'Lauren in great shape. Thanks for all your messages.

'Named after my dad.'

Yesterday, Simon was spotted boarding a plane from London – where he’s filming Britain’s Got Talent – to New York, where his heavily pregnant partner is staying.

Congratulations to Lauren and Simon! And should Simon have a change of heart about changing nappies, we've got all the advice he needs right here.

Did your partner have to make a last minute dash to be there in time for your baby's birth? Let us know in the comments box below. 

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