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The One Show’s Alex Jones announces baby’s name as she breastfeeds on air

BBC The One Show viewers were thrilled when presenter Alex Jones returned to the show for the second night in a row to reveal her newborn daughter’s name.

Alex gave birth to her baby girl last week and revealed she was “besotted” with her.

And tonight the mum-of-three revealed her name live on the show as she appeared during a breastfeeding session.

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Her newborn daughter’s name was officially announced as Annie she appeared on the show from home where she is on maternity leave for the second night in a row.

She dialled in via video link to talk to hosts Sam Quek, the former I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! star and Olympic athlete, and Jermaine Jenas, from BBC’s football coverage like Match of the Day and Football Focus.

Jermaine asked: “Now yesterday you promised us you’d give us a name. Have you given her a name?.”

Alex, 44, said: “Yes we have her name is Annie.”

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She then joked “It’s feeding time at the zoo here” as she could be seen breastfeeding her new daughter.

“I can imagine,” Jermaine replied, asking “Where are the other two?”

“Eating spaghetti Bolognese in the kitchen,” the Welsh presenter replied.

BBC viewers were quick to congratulate the star on picking a lovely name.

Alex Jones shared the photo of her doing the “night shift”

One wrote: “Annie what a beautiful name!”

Thanks for joining us mid-feed, we really appreciate it and look after that lovely Alex

A second said: “I’d like to congratulate Alex Jones on her new baby Annie.”

One shocked viewer added: “Thought she might’ve gone for a traditional Welsh like blodwyn..Gladys..myfanwy…each to their own I suppose…”

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