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Love Island might be famed for the drama, but over the years it has produced a number of happy couples.
One of the show’s success stories is Olivia and Alex Bowen, who met on season two of the hit show in 2016.
The happy couple welcomed their first child, Abel Jacob Bowen, this month, and now they’ve taken to Instagram to share his adorable nickname.
The pair posted a picture of themselves smiling with their newborn that was captioned: “Abel Jacob Bowen, but you can call him AJ… The day our lives changed for the better 10/06/22.”
The post was flooded with support from celebrities.
Alongside heart emoji, Jack Fowler wrote: “Congratulations!!”
Danny Williams added: “Welcome to the world baby Bowen! Massive congrats guys.”
Katie Salmon gushed: “So happy for use! Sending all my love to all 3 of you [sic].”
Mario Falcone wrote: “Ah massive congratulations guys [sic].”
Frankie Essex added: “Congratulations such a lovely photo new mummy and daddy look so happy.”
Olivia previously opened up about her pregnancy on an Instagram Q&A and revealed the significance of the boy’s name she and Alex had chosen.
When asked if they had a name prepared, she wrote: "We have a boys' name which is actually what my mum was going to call my brother.”
She also revealed on Instagram the moment when the couple knew they were ready to have a baby.
“We always wanted kids but in our own time when we were ready, it just suddenly became that moment, nothing really changed!” Olivia said.
“We decided when we saw kids playing round the pool and it didn’t annoy us anymore, we found it cute, it was ground-breaking. True story.”
Pregnancy, for a lot of people, isn’t always plain sailing and the influencer kept it real by admitting that she had professionals keep a close eye on her mental health as she suffered from 'bad days' of anxiety.
She also admitted to feeling out of her depth when shopping for baby clothes.
She wrote: “I wanna buy things but then I think it makes it feel really real and I think it makes me realise like I’m out of my depth a little bit,” she confessed.
“Obviously I like to be in control so I like to know like what I’m doing and obviously this is something that you can’t really completely prepare for.”
“I’ve known we always wanted to have a baby eventually, I just like. I think it doesn’t compute when it happens.”
Hopefully, Olivia is feeling better now that little AJ is here.
Congratulations to the happy family!
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