Studio 10’s Joe Hildebrand welcome baby, announces unusual name

The morning TV favourite is a father again
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Great news for Studio 10 favourite Joe Hildebrand, who today confirmed he and wife Tara have welcomed their third child.

With a tweet describing the new arrival as being ‘in the gifted range,’ the little one’s name has been confirmed in a tweet as Maybellene.

WATCH: Joe posts very special birthday video for new baby daughter 

‘Exciting news – @Joe_Hildebrand and wife Tara have welcomed baby no.3! Congratulations!’ read a tweet from Studio 10, which then listed a number of possible future nicknames.

‘Maybellene “Maybel” “May” “Bella” “Leeny” Jill Hildebrand was born at 9.04am weighing 3.854kg. All vital signs in the gifted range. Everyone is very well and happy.’

With a picture showing the little one wrapped in a striped blanket, the new arrival has everyone on Studio 10 excited.

Joe earlier shared a video of his prep before the baby’s arrival, posting a clip in which he said, ‘Hi beautiful Maybel, these are the moments before your very first day on earth and to celebrate I’ve written this very special song,’ before breaking into a memorable song and dance.

Joe previously revealed he and Tara decided to try for a third child after watching their two children play and enjoying a laugh in that moment.

‘It only goes to prove, as I have always said, that laughter never leads to anything good,’ he joked.

‘And so yes, we are having a third child and it is going to be another girl.

‘This fills me with both great relief and great fear. The relief is that I will not be head-butted in the nuts for the first ten years of her life and the fear is that for the second ten I will have absolutely no idea what she is talking about.’

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