Just hours after announcing the safe arrival of their baby boy, it was time for Jools and Jamie Oliver to return home. The couple looked ecstatic as they left London's Portland Hospital with their five children on Monday afternoon, and happily posed for photographers who had been waiting outside.
In a sweet family photo, Jools proudly cradled her newborn son while Jamie planted a tender kiss on his head. Their four other children surrounded them, with their eldest daughter Poppy Honey Rose, 14, holding her five-year-old brother Buddy Bear Maurice in her arms.
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Jools and Jamie Oliver left Portland Hospital with their five children
New mum Jools was glowing as she exited the hospital wearing a white dress and minimal make-up. Meanwhile Jamie appeared every inch the proud dad as he stood surrounded by his growing family.
Jamie and Jools welcomed their baby boy on Sunday night and quickly announced their happy news on Instagram. Sharing a photo of herself breastfeeding, Jools wrote: "Little boy Oliver has arrived, we are so very happy, blessed, grateful and totally in love all over again, and so very proud of our two eldest daughters who cut the cord," she wrote. "Jamie was my hero. (No name yet!!!) XXXX."
The couple welcomed their fifth child - a baby boy on Sunday
Jamie also shared the news of his son's safe arrival with his fans, along with a picture of the baby swaddled in a blanket, "And then this just happened guys!! IT'S A BABY BOY! Everyone in the Oliver family is very surprised and beyond happy," he wrote on Facebook.
"He arrived safely, mum/@joolsoliver was really really amazing, unbelievably composed, natural birth and my two eldest girls got to come in at the very end as the baby was born which was amazing to witness very very emotional."
Jools and Jamie are yet to reveal the name of their baby boy
He continued: "8lbs (that's 16 packs of butter for you bakers out there) anyway we're all hitting the hay it's been a long day big love... bless a little baby boy Woop Woop!!! And love to all you new mums out there how amazing you are it blows my minds... Big love Jamie O p.s no baby names yet...."
Chef Jamie and kids' clothing designer Jools, both 41, are already parents to Poppy Honey Rose, 14, Daisy Boo Pamela, 12, Petal Blossom Rainbow, six, and five-year-old Buddy Bear Maurice.