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Ben Fordham and Jodie Speers welcome a baby boy!

Congratulations to Channel Nine presenter Ben Fordham and his wife Jodie Speers on the birth of their beautiful baby boy!
The much-loved Aussie couple welcomed adorable Freddy Thomas Fordham to the world on Friday, and they're completley in love.
Thrilled new dad Ben made the exciting announcement via twitter, sharing a sweet photo of his precious bundle of joy along with a heartfelt caption.
"Hello World. My name is Freddy Fordham. My mum and dad are so happy they've been crying more than me,” he wrote.
Weighing in at 3.5 kilos and measuring 50cm, Ben told Fairfax Media that he and Jodie are “over the moon,” with their little man.
"We're just doing cartwheels, we're absolutely over the moon," he said.
"Jodie was amazing, an absolute champion. I don't know how women do it, you're the most incredible creatures on earth," he said. "I started crying long before she did."
"We didn't know what the sex was going to be, I had been saying all along that I thought it'd be a boy because there are a lot of girls in the family, we needed to balance the ledger a bit."
This is Ben and Jodie's first child together.

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