Ashley James reveals name of her newborn baby daughter
Ashley James has revealed the name of her newborn baby daughter.
The DJ and podcaster, 35, welcomed her second child to the world with her partner of four-and-a-half years Tommy Andrews earlier this month.
And on Sunday, former Made In Chelsea star Ashley announced the name she and Tommy had picked for the new sister of their two-year-old son Alfie.
The moniker the couple chose is Ada Isabella Blue Andrews.
Ashley told Hello! magazine: ‘We thought Ada was a really beautiful name and I was also inspired by Ada Lovelace, who was a famous mathematician and scientist.
Happy news: Ashley James, 35, has revealed the name of her newborn baby daughter after welcoming her second child to the world
Family affair: The DJ and podcaster welcomed her second child to the world with her partner of four-and-a-half years Tommy Andrews earlier this month (pictured with their two-year-old son Alfie)
‘She was hailed as inventing computer programming and Tommy works in tech, so we liked that link.
‘Isabella is named after my gran who is an amazing woman, and we chose Blue because Alfie’s middle name is Rivers and I love water references.’
Ashley welcomed her second child with boyfriend Tommy Andrews earlier this month.
The television star announced she gave birth to the baby girl in a sweet Instagram post.
The media personality shared a heartwarming photo of herself and Tommy cradling their newborn’s hand.
Alongside the post, she wrote: ‘Just wanted to let you know that our baby girl is here. We are both happy and healthy and we’re all so in love.
‘We’re taking some time to enjoy this newborn bubble and connect as a family of 4. ❤️ But I can’t wait for you to meet her.’
Her celebrity pals were quick to flock to the comments section to share their heartfelt congratulations with the star.
Congrats: Ashley James has welcomed her second child with boyfriend Tommy Andrews
Jess Wright commented: ‘Congratulations,’ while Ollie Locke wrote: ‘Such massive congratulations angel! Can’t wait to meet her! Sending you all loads of love Xx’
Rini Frey penned: ‘Congrats mama,’ and Emily Clarkson said: ‘Cannot wait to meet her, well done you ash.’
Sarah-Jayne Dunn and Made In Chelsea’s Louise Thompson also took to the comments section to send their well wishes to Ashley.
Ashley announced she was pregnant in a sweet Instagram video as she posed in underwear and proudly showed off their ultrasound scans and positive pregnancy test.
The reality star welcomed her first child, a son named Alfie, in January 2021, just a year after she and tech professional Tommy began dating.
Ashley captioned the video: ‘We have some news…! I’m excited and nervous to share in equal measure… Baby number 2 coming in 2023.
She noted: ‘This audio makes me cry every single time!’ before adding: ‘A little update will be coming on my podcast which will be relaunched tomorrow!’
Ashley spent six years single before settling down with Tommy in December 2019, after having first met ten years earlier.
Six months later, the couple discovered they were having their first baby, after Tommy moved into Ashley’s London home amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Support: Her celebrity pals were quick to flock to the comments section to share their heartfelt congratulations with the star
Family: The reality star welcomed her first child, a son named Alfie, in January 2021 , just a year after she and tech professional Tommy began dating
Congrats! Ashley revealed her second pregnancy on social media in September
In July 2020, Ashley announced she and her boyfriend Tom were expecting their first child together.
After announcing her second pregnancy, Ashley documented her journey on social media and even revealed she was struggling with ‘traumatic’ Braxton Hicks and ‘really bad’ cramps during the latter stages.
She recently shared on her Instagram story that while she wanted to work until her due date, she had to slow down because of the pain she has experienced.
She explained that Braxton Hicks – where the womb contracts and relaxes towards the end of pregnancy – was ‘taking her back’ to her first birth.
She said at the time: ‘Even with my anterior placenta- baby girl is making herself known now.
‘I keep getting Braxton Hicks (I find them a bit traumatic as the feeling takes me back to my first birth so I have to really breathe through it and remind myself its a beautiful part of the process and my body doing what it’s meant to do).
‘I had a really bad night – lots of cramp and even sneezing was painful because my back and hips are so sore. It’s definitely a lesson to slow down a bit.
She continued: ‘Last night I even felt like my prolapse was back after a day on my feet. I still plan to work to the end but I just need to take it a bit easier.’
It’s a GIRL! Ashley posted a video of her gender reveal at the end of last year on Instagram
Family: In a sweet scene, Ashley’s partner Tom let off a cannon which released an explosion of pink smoke and confetti, confirming the gender of their unborn child
Ashley posted a video of her gender reveal at the end of last year on Instagram.
In a sweet scene, Ashley’s partner Tom let off a cannon which released an explosion of pink smoke and confetti, confirming the gender of their unborn child.
Ashley was dressed in a chic white dress with a slit up the leg and a pair of biker boots, while she wore her blonde hair in loose curls.
She held her little boy on her hip while Tom took control of the cannon.
Ashley enjoyed a lavish Maldives babymoon in January with her partner Tommy and their son Alfie.
She displayed her ever-growing baby bump in an orange bikini after sharing a sweet video of the incredible trip.
Keeping fans updated while on holiday celebrating her sons second birthday she shared a number of beach snaps while soaking up the sun in a bikini.
The TV personality celebrated with friends and family at her baby shower in February in London as she cradled her baby bump in a slinky pink dress.
She gave followers an insight into her heartwarming day as she shared a flurry of photos to Instagram.
Babymoon! Ashley enjoyed a lavish Maldives babymoon in January with her partner Tommy and their son Alfie
Give us a kiss: She displayed her ever-growing baby bump in a black bikini after sharing a sweet video of the incredible trip
Ashley wore a floral ‘mummy-to-be’ sash and enjoyed a lavish meal with the pals, who had organised the party for her.
The reality TV personality topped off her outfit with an oversized teddy coat and a stylish pair of knee high boots.
She styled her blonde hair into soft waves and wore a glamorous smokey eye with a matte nude lipstick.
Ashley gushed that she had ‘the best afternoon’ and her friends ‘organised everything’ which was ‘perfect’.
She said: ‘A nice chance to dress up, be baby-free, and see everyone before the baby is here. And my friends have always and will always be my happy place and family.
‘And I think we should celebrate every damn chapter of our lives, whatever that might be.
‘It feels really nice to experience pregnancy again out of lockdown, and I’m excited to experience that with the baby stage with baby girl too. Mainly just love my bloody friends and baby girl is so lucky to be surrounded by so many legends.’
Beaming: The TV personality celebrated with friends and family at her baby shower in February in London as she cradled her baby bump in a slinky pink dress