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American star Ally Machalka announces baby’s arrival

Actress and singer Ally Machalka welcomes new baby

Ally Machalka shares baby joy

American actress and singer Ally Machalka welcomes her first baby

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Images courtesy of Ally Machalka/Instagram

American actress Ally Machalka has given birth to her first baby.

The star took to her Instagram to share the news with her 625k followers.

She shared a selection of images of her newborn with herself and her husband Stephen Ringer.

She even shared some snaps of herself in the birthing pool at home.

The singer and actress revealed she gave birth several weeks ago and shared her new son’s name with fans.

She wrote: “Jack Francis Michalka-Ringer was born at 6:40 am on April 21st at 6 lbs 10 ounces.
“It’s the honor of my life you chose me as your Mama.

She went on: “We brought you into the world in our living room as morning birds sang for your arrival outside our window.

“I caught you in my hands surrounded by the best team thanks to our midwife @innatemidwiferysb our doulas @ivyjoeva and @bamboomary and our loyal guardian @bixbyofthehouseofblackandwhite, standing watch.

“Most importantly your dada, my husband and champion @auhasardspr was with me every step of the way, and gave me the reassurance I was meant to be a Mother.”

Ally Machalka 2 474She went into a speech about birth, saying: “We could not have had this experience without @birthingblyss @doctorberlin @ombabydoula and @clearmindhypnotherapy, all helping us find the birth Jack had already chosen.

“Women all over the world have for thousands of years been giving life in their own unique ways and I was able to call on my ancestors who for generations have demonstrated courage that brought me to this moment.”

She continued: “Thank you Mama, thank you Grandma Betty & Grandma Carmen. Thank you for your stories and for giving me life so that I could experience this kind of love. And thank you to my family for supporting me these past months first and foremost Auntie @iamaj who Jack already loves so much.

“We’ve been enjoying every minute with our baby boy these past weeks and we can’t help but marvel at this miracle we were given.”

She revealed reasons behind their name choice, she wrote: “Named for his great grandfather, my grandfather, a kind man whose spirit and gentle disposition lives on through him.

“Francis, for Stephen’s family, for two of his filmmaking heroes Francis and Francois, for his godmother, may he inherit the kindness towards animals his name implies.”

She ended the post: “My lil Dandelion, may the early mornings by the ocean as the animals awaken always bring you the comfort you’ve brought to us.

“Thank you for working so hard to make our birth experience together so beautiful. You are so strong, curious, and soulful. I love how you have such a special relationship with the sunshine. I love everything about you. Jack, you are already our favorite face.”

Celebrity fans rushed to the post to congratulate the couple.

Actress Brenda Song wrote: “Oh my god! Congrats Aly! He’s so perfect!”

Irish actress Victoria Smurfit added: “Congratulations my sweet one!!! How beautiful.”

American star Ally Machalka announces baby’s arrival