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Alex Jones gives fans a glimpse of her life as a working mum as she returns to The One Show

‘The juggle!’ Alex Jones, 44, gives fans a glimpse of her life as a working mum to three kids as she temporarily returns to The One Show… just TWO months after giving birth


Alex Jones has given her Instagram followers a glimpse into life as a working mum as she returned to her presenting role on The One Show on Friday.

The TV star, 44, who welcomed daughter Annie on August 21 with her husband Charlie Thomson, certainly wasn’t short of attention from her brood in the snap.

Cradling her baby while tending to her boys Teddy, four, and Kit, two, the Welsh native chatted away to a member of staff on the set of the BBC One programme.

Handful: Alex Jones has given her Instagram followers a glimpse into life as a working mum as she returned to her presenting role on The One Show on Friday two months after giving birth

Busy bee: She penned a playful caption about dealing with 'the juggle'

Busy bee: She penned a playful caption about dealing with ‘the juggle’ 

In her caption, she wrote: ‘The juggle. Nice to be @bbctheoneshow for a couple of nights but it’s back to the day job for now, looking after these little ones.’

The former Strictly Come Dancing contestant gave birth to Annie at Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital in London and documented the experience for her followers on Instagram. 

In the footage, Alex appeared to have been planning a water birth, as she shared a clip of her husband trying to play soothing music while stood next to a birthing pool.

Sweet: The former Strictly Come Dancing contestant gave birth to Annie at Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital in London and documented the experience for her followers on Instagram

Sweet: The former Strictly Come Dancing contestant gave birth to Annie at Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital in London and documented the experience for her followers on Instagram

Perfect match: The TV personality married insurance broker Charlie Thomson in 2015 (pictured in 2015)

Perfect match: The TV personality married insurance broker Charlie Thomson in 2015 (pictured in 2015)

Appreciating her other half’s efforts, she quipped: ‘The importance of a good birthing partner’. 

However, Alex revealed that it took a while for labour to get going as she shared a hilarious snap of Charlie sleeping next to the pool. 

She penned: ‘But even he got a bit bored as we waited for contractions. Reminded him later of how many babies have probably been born on that beanbag’.

Change of plan: Alex appeared to have been planning a water birth, as shared a clip of her husband trying to play some soothing music while stood next to a birthing pool

Tiring: Alex revealed that it took a while for labour to get going as she shared a hilarious snap of Charlie sleeping next to the pool

Change of plan: Alex appeared to have been planning a water birth, as shared a clip of her husband trying to play some soothing music while stood next to a birthing pool

NHS heroes: Alex also paid tribute to the nursing staff at the hospital, sharing a picture of a midwife holding her newborn

NHS heroes: Alex also paid tribute to the nursing staff at the hospital, sharing a picture of a midwife holding her newborn 

After a wait, things began to move along, with Alex revealing she had been transferred to a hospital bed while her contractions kicked in. 

She explained: ‘Finally we had a bit of action. Got to love a bit of gas and air…’

The next adorable image saw Alex breastfeeding her newborn, as she mused: ‘Then the ultimate reward!!!’ 

Sweet: The next adorable image saw Alex breastfeeding her newborn, as she mused: 'Then the ultimate reward!!!'

Sweet: The next adorable image saw Alex breastfeeding her newborn, as she mused: ‘Then the ultimate reward!!!’

Alex also paid tribute to the nursing staff at the hospital, sharing a picture of a midwife holding her newborn as she explained, ‘This lady is called Audrey and she was outstanding’.

After mum and baby Annie were both declared healthy, it was time to be discharged, with Alex sharing a smiling selfie in the lift with her husband and their newborn.  

‘Eventually we got to take her home to meet her brothers’, she wrote.  

Gorgeous: Revealing she'd given birth on the weekend, the presenter said she was 'besotted' with her daughter

Gorgeous: Revealing she’d given birth on the weekend, the presenter said she was ‘besotted’ with her daughter

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