Boris Johnson And Carrie Symonds Reveal First Glimpse Of Their Baby
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Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds have given the world a first glimpse of their baby boy.
The Prime Minister, 55, and his fiancée Carrie, 32, announced the arrival of their son earlier this week, after he was born at a London hospital in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
They have named him Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson, after the doctors who saved the PM's life.
Taking to Instagram on Saturday, Carrie wrote: "Introducing Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson born on 29.04.20 at 9am.
"Wilfred after Boris' grandfather Lawrie after my grandfather Nicholas after Dr Nick Price and Dr Nick Hart - the two doctors that saved Boris' life last month.
"Thank you so, so much to the incredible NHS maternity team at UCLH that looked after us so well. I couldn't be happier. My heart is full."
Announcing the little one's arrival earlier this week, the couple's spokesperson said: "The Prime Minister and Ms Symonds are thrilled to announce the birth of a healthy baby boy at a London hospital earlier this morning. Both mother and baby are doing very well.
"The PM and Ms Symonds would like to thank the fantastic NHS maternity team."
The pair announced they were expecting their first child together at the end of February, also confirming their engagement.
Sharing the news on Instagram at the time, Carrie wrote: "I wouldn't normally post this kind of thing on here, but I wanted my friends to find out from me.
"Many of you already know, but for my friends that still don't, we got engaged at the end of last year, and we've got a baby hatching early summer. Feel incredibly blessed."
Boris has never publicly disclosed how many children he has fathered.
The couple's new arrival comes after the Prime Minister was discharged from St. Thomas's Hospital London on 12th April after battling coronavirus.
Boris revealed he had tested positive for COVID-19 in a video message to the nation last month and was taken into care a week later, after his symptoms persisted.
He has since returned to work, and thanked the NHS for "saving his life," adding that things easily "could have gone the other way."
Carrie - who was pregnant at the time - was also displaying symptoms
Since Boris and Carrie's announcement, they have been flooded with congratulations from political peers and the public alike.
Boris' father Stanley Johnson gushed that he was "absolutely delighted" and "thrilled" at the birth of his new grandson.
Meanwhile, Health Secretary Matt Hancock wrote on Twitter: "So thrilled for Boris and Carrie. Wonderful to have a moment of unalloyed joy!"