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Alex Jones shares rare photo of baby Teddy in his room

The doting mum was on night shift duty with a coffee in hand

by Hanna Fillingham

Alex Jones is enjoying being a first-time mum to baby Teddy, who she welcomed at the beginning of the year - even if it does involve little sleep! Taking to Instagram on Wednesday, The One Show presenter posted a photo of the little boy in his cot, captioned: "Night shift." A large coffee cup was visible in the shot, which no doubt helped Alex stay awake, while her little boy looked comfy in a large white cot wearing a vibrant rainbow-striped babygro.

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Alex Jones took a sweet photo of her little boy while he was sleeping 

Since Teddy’s arrival in January, Alex has returned to her presenting duties on the famous red sofa part-time, where she often talks about her beloved son. The 40-year-old has announced that she will even be releasing her first book, in which she will share her experiences of being an older mum. The book, titled Winging It! A Survival Guide for New Mums, will be available to buy next year.

 

. Having made a documentary all about fertility last year, I realised just how many people, like me, were becoming parents a bit later than expected. Along with the sheer joy of falling pregnant there are also plenty of unexpected twists and turns, and the realisation that most new parents are still pretty lost when it comes to the parenting game, and not just the over 30s. Being a mother is being judged... but in my new book which will be coming out next spring I want myself and lots of other mums and dads to candidly share some of our stand out moments, good and bad. I want the book to help in arming parents to be with some of the surprising facts that nobody tells you, while being a laugh along guide for those experiencing the same highs and lows. We're all in it together.” Please send in your stories to the email address that’s in my profile bio and could be featured in Winging It! I look forward to hearing from you 😘. P.s the sweatshirt was a Christmas present from my sister and my friend also bought one for me when Teddy was born so it seemed like the perfect title for the book. Just realised, looking at the comments that it's by @selfishmother 👏🏻

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Last month, Alex shared a heartfelt post on social media, revealing that she was so happy to be returning home to her son that she was "close to tears." Writing besides a black-and-white photo of her cradling her little boy, she wrote: "Back at home after my longest week of work since Teddy arrived. It was great to dip my toe back in, but I'm so relieved and grateful to have the rest of the week with Ted. He's now asleep in my arms and I could cry I'm so happy!!"

Alex and husband Charlie Thomson welcomed Teddy - full name Edward Alan Burrell Thomson - in January. He was born at the Hammersmith and Fulham hospital weighing 7lbs 11oz. On her new arrival, she said: "It was all very straightforward. Charlie was with me and mum and dad were in the waiting room… We're in this bubble the three of us. It's just the best time."

Shortly after the birth, Alex called The One Show and said on air: "We're a bit behind on the whole name thing because we didn't know if we were having a boy or a girl. We thought, 'When we see him we'll know what he looks like', but actually it's really hard."