Aoife Belle Foden, daughter of Una Healy and Ben Foden, is celebrating her first birthday on Wednesday. It”s year to the day sinceThe Saturdays happily welcomed their newest member.
In the past 12 months since her arrival, the little girl has captured the hearts of her besotted parents, The Saturdays and fans alike. When she”s not laughing, playing or dancing, the tiny jetsetter is happily posing for snaps for her mummy, which have received thousands of likes on Instagram.
And soon enough Aoife Belle will have a new playmate. Rochelle Humes with be expecting her first child with JLS” Marvin later on in the year.
Shortly after welcoming their baby girl, Una and Ben chatted exclusively to ! about their new arrival.
“There hasn”t been a dull moment since she was born, what with the feeding and the changing and the visitors and the hours we spend just gazing at her, taking in every little expression,” said Una. “During the night, I”ll wake up, even when she”s sound asleep, and sneak a peek.”
“She”ll be lying there, with her tiny hands up by her face – she”s so ladylike – and my heart could burst with love for her.”
In the interview, Ben revealed that he cried when he met his daughter for the first time. “I”m not one to blub, but I did well up the first time I set eyes on her,” he said.
“Mainly, though, I just felt really, really excited.” “I”m usually really laid back, but when Aoife was being lifted out, I really couldn”t contain myself. “I couldn”t wait to hold her. I felt a bit bad because I just kind of abandoned Una and went rushing over. I cut the umbilical cord and that was really special.”