Hilary Duff welcomes second daughter with husband Matthew Koma
Hilary Duff and husband Matthew Koma have welcomed their second child together, announcing the joyous arrival of daughter Mae James Blair today.
Duff, 33, is now a mother of three, having welcomed daughter Banks Violet Blair with Koma in 2018. She also has a nine-year-old son, Luca Cruz Comrie, with ex-husband Mike Comrie.
After keeping the sex a surprise during her pregnancy, she revealed the baby girl was born on Wednesday, sharing a black and white image of her holding the newborn in what looks to be a birthing pool, surrounded by her kids and husband.
“We LOVE you beauty 3-24-21,” she captioned the striking image.
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The Younger star provided fans a closer glimpse of her newborn on her Instagram Stories, posting two photos of her tiny bundle of joy.
The sweet images were posted shortly after fans began speculating that Duff had welcomed her baby in secret, after referring to her daughter Banks as “big sister”.
Posting an image of her toddler in the bath, she wrote: “I’m a big sister....... marinating on how I feel about that!”
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Responding to the exciting news, the star’s famous pals flooded her feed with well wishes.
Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner commented: “Congratulations mama!!!”
Ashlee Simpson added: “So beautiful! Congratulations!” while Ashley Tisdale wrote: “This photo (love heart emoji) congrats beautiful.”
Duff announced in October that she was expecting her second child with husband Matthew Koma.
And as if Duff wasn’t busy enough, she also has a children’s book coming out later this month. titled My Little Brave Girl, which the performer says was “inspired by my experiences as a mother.”
Duff and musician Koma tied the knot in December 2019 in a low-key backyard ceremony.
Sharing a newlywed snap in front of a car with the message “just married” written on the rear window, the Lizzie McGuire actress simply captioned the photo “This”.
The on-off pair met in 2015, with Duff revealing during an appearance on The Talk in 2017 that it hadn’t exactly been smooth sailing, with the couple having split and reunited three times.
“It’s going so great,” Hilary gushed of their rekindled relationship. “I mean, this is the third time that we’ve dated … third time’s a charm!”
Duff’s marriage to Koma is the second for the A Cinderella Story actress, who split from her first husband, Canadian ice hockey player Mike Comrie, in 2014.