Holby City and EastEnders Star give birth to their first child

Belinda Owusu, who starred in Holby City and EastEnders, gave birth to her first child.

The actress shared a picture of the little one with her Instagram story.


Belinda gave birth to her first child (Photo credit: Instagram @immab)

In the picture she wrote: “It’s the little chunky arm for me.”

She then added, “#sleepdeprivedheaven.”

At the time of writing, Belinda has not publicly released any other details about her child, including the name she has chosen.

The actress shocked fans last month when she announced on Instagram that she was 40 weeks pregnant.

She shared a photo of her baby bump and wrote, “Ready when you’re kid # 40 weeks.”

Belinda Owusu: Holby City and EastEnders

Belinda played Nicky McKendrick in Holby City. It first appeared in 2017 and made its final appearance last month.

Her character Nicky is also pregnant and after the outcome of Cameron’s story, she made the difficult decision to leave the hospital.


Belinda played Nicky in Holby City (Photo credit: BBC)

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When her character left, Belinda wrote on Twitter, “Oh guys … I miss you all. The Holby family is like no other! Thank you everyone for your lovely comments.

“I had the best time playing Nicky, but now I’m not a mom anymore (yep – the bump was real). Bye for now x.!

Belinda is also known for playing Libby Fox in EastEnders from 2006 to 2010 before returning in 2014.

She left the soap again in 2017.

Belinda is the daughter of Denise Fox and Owen Turner. Her father was killed by Denise’s ex-husband and killer Lucas Johnson in 2009.


Belinda also played Libby in EastEnders (Credit: BBC)

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Lucas returned to Walford on Christmas Day last year with his daughter, Libby’s half-sister, Chelsea.

Lucas and Chelsea were forced to smuggle drugs overseas by Caleb. But Lucas gave up to protect Chelsea, and later she and Jack Branning worked together to arrest Caleb.

Lucas was soon sent back to prison.

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