Beaming Amanda Holden introduces Baby Hollie

Monday February 6, 2012

Days after leaving hospital, Amanda Holden proudly introduces her new arrival.

In the tender image, baby Hollie, who was born weighing just over six pounds, is cuddled adoringly by her sister Lexi.

Completing the group is her father, record producer Chris Hughes.

The happy family shot gives no clue to the drama that surrounded the birth.

The Britain's Got Talent judge was left in a critical condition following the birth of her second child a fortnight ago, spending several days in intensive care.

Hollie was born by Caesarean two weeks ago and Amanda is thought to have needed a blood transfusion, leaving her in a critical condition for three days.

The actress had recovered enough to be allowed home last week and continues to improve.

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