Peaches Geldof, fiancé Thomas Cohen welcome first son Astala
Published Apr 21 2012, 18:41 BST | By Emma Dibdin Peaches Geldof
has given birth to her first child with fiancé Thomas Cohen.
Geldof confirmed that she had had a son via Twitter
earlier today. The couple had earlier said that they would name their child Astala.
The model's ex-boyfriend Fred MacPherson initially broke the news via a congratulatory message on the social networking site.
He tweeted: "Congratulations @tomfromscum and @peaches_g - all my thoughts are with the three of you today."
Geldof later confirmed the news herself, tweeting: "Yes, its true- I'M A MUMMY!!!!
"My little boy is the most beautiful thing in this world. When he holds @tomfromscum's finger with his hand its the sweetest thing ever. X"
Geldof announced in January that she was pregnant
with musician Cohen's child. The couple have been together since December of 2010.
She also confirmed that month that she was expecting a boy and that her due date was 24 April, the same day as her mother Paula Yates's birthday, who died at 41 in 2000 from a heroin overdose.
"It was amazing for me when they told me that, very emotional and touching and just really beautiful. I was so happy," she told Hello
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