Former Spice Girl MELANIE CHISHOLM has given birth to her first child.
The singer and her partner of six years Thomas Starr are celebrating after welcoming baby daughter Scarlet Starr at an unnamed London hospital on Sunday.
A post on Chisholm's official website reads: "Melanie C gave birth to a beautiful little girl at 4.10pm on Sunday 22nd February. The baby weighed 8lb 3oz. Both Mum and baby, named Scarlet Starr, are doing fine."
Mel announced the pregnancy in September.