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MAFS UK star Gemma Rose welcomes baby after opening up in raw post on difficult birth

MAFS UK star Gemma Rose welcomes baby after opening up in raw post on difficult birth

The E4 star had an emergency induction in February, despite not being due until March

A brand new addition has joined the Married At First Sight family in the form of 2022 UK star Gemma Rose Barnes' newborn baby boy.

The reality show favourite announced her pregnancy back in November, a year after appearing on the much-loved E4 dating series.

During her time on MAFS, Gemma, 31, hoped to find love with tattooed hunk Matt Murray after the trio of relationship experts paired them together.

What started off as a fiery romance soon dissolved into sheer chaos when it was revealed that Matt has embarked on a secret affair behind his 'wife's' back with one of their co-stars.

The eyebrow-raising cheating scandal saw him pursue cast-mate Whitney Hughes behind-the-scenes, leaving Gemma heartbroken as the new couple rejoined the experiment together.

By the sounds of it, however, the brunette beauty quickly got over her initial rage and found love with a brand new man soon after the show ended.

Gemma Rose and new beau Jordan Bishop have welcomed their first child together.

And just before Christmas, she and new beau Jordan Bishop were delighted to announce they were expecting their first child together.

Despite their happy news, however, Gemma has today announced the arrival of her newborn son, revealing that he was welcomed into the world following a complicated labour.

In fact, she was forced to endure an emergency induction on 25 February, despite her son not being due until March.

Taking to Instagram earlier this week, the star - who is already mum to sons Ozzy, 11, and Cash, four, from a previous relationship - shared several snaps from the week she and Jordan welcomed baby Franklin James Anthony Bishop.

Gemma's son Franklin arrived a month early.

Announcing his name, she penned in the caption: "Our boy. Born on February the 25th with Jordan and his mum by my side and three amazing midwives, Rosie, Grace and Caroline at Exeter Hospital.

"We had a hard birth and harder time after but doing amazingly now, we are so grateful to the neonatal team and Exeter hospital as a whole."

Later, in another post, she explained that her family had taken the newborn home and that she's 'finally' found her 'happily ever after'.

Captioning the new post, Gemma gushed: "What a journey it’s been this last two weeks. What a beautiful time, I certainly got my happily ever after, I am on the right path with this man and our beautiful blended family."

Gemma has opened up on her difficult labour.

Going on to describe her arduous labour, she continued: "We’re so lucky to have such support around us.

"From neonatal to home, a massive thank-you to the Exeter midwifery team for stepping in, it was serious but we have our baby thanks to specialists and consultants who decided on an emergency induction."

She concluded her message: "Thank-you for every message and comment of congratulations it’s so appreciated."

Featured Image Credit: Instagram/@reallifeofgemrose

Topics: Pregnancy, Parenting, Married At First Sight, Reality TV, TV And Film, Celebrity