FORMER Coronation Street star Lucy-Jo Hudson and her partner Lewis Devine have today announced that they have had a baby boy.

Lucy-Jo announced she was expecting a child with boyfriend Lewis by sharing a photo of the scan to social media in August.

The pair met at St Helens Theatre Royal during the 2017 Christmas panto of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, where she played the title character and he played Muddles.

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Pic: Lewis Devine Instagram

This is the second baby for Lucy-Jo who also has five-year-old Sienna from her previous relationship with Alan Halsall.

Announcing their happy news on Instagram, Lewis said: "Wow what an experience. We are so happy to announce that our little bundle of joy has arrived safe and sound and we are all back home now and settling in great.

"Our Sienna is delighted and is already making the best big sister just like I knew she would.

"I am so proud of my Lucy-Jo seeing her carry him for 9 months and then bring him into the world the way she did it was just unbelievable and a memory and feeling that will last forever love you all so much."