Cheryl announces birth of 'beautiful' baby boy with boyfriend Liam Payne

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Former X Factor judge Cheryl has given birth to a baby boy.

The 33-year-old singer announced on her Instagram page on Saturday evening that she and Liam Payne had become parents on Wednesday.

She posted a photo of One Direction star Liam cradling a baby with dark hair.

Cheryl captioned the photo: "On Wednesday 22nd March Liam and I became parents to an incredibly beautiful, healthy baby boy, weighing 7lb 9 and looking like a dream.

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"Although he still doesn't have a name he is already stealing hearts.

"We are all madly in love and overwhelmingly happy with our little arrival.

"Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers around the world.

"A day that now has a different meaning to me forever."

The couple had kept details of the pregnancy private, but Cheryl had been photographed numerous times with a prominent baby bump.