'Praise be, it's Theodora Rose Williams': Take That's Robbie announces wife Ayda Field has given birth to a baby girl
21:14 GMT, 18 September 2012
Robbie Williams' wife Ayda Field has given birth to a baby girl they've named Theodora Rose.
The Take That star took to his Twitter page on Tuesday evening to announce the happy news via his blog.
He wrote: 'Praise be, it's Theodora Rose Williams, affectionately known as Teddy….. Born 3.33pm on 18.9.12, 7Ibs 4OZ…
'Praise be': Robbie Williams' wife Ayda Field has given birth to their first child – a daughter they've named Theodora Rose
'Baby, Mummy and Daddy are all rockin…. Thank you for your best wishes XXXX.'
It is the first child for the couple, who married two years ago.
Williams recently expressed concern he could miss his baby's birth due to his concert schedule over its birth due date.
Announcement: Robbie took to his Twitter page and blog to announce the happy news and the name of their daughter on Tuesday evening
He told radio DJ Chris Evans last week: ' 'I've had a bit of a falling out with the wife.
continued: 'So I've got gigs this week, the baby could come at any
minute, the wife has said, “If I go into labour and you've got a gig in
say Leeds or Dublin, you've got to cancel it and come home.'
Robbie recently revealed the couple had chosen a name for their daughter and was pleased it was a traditional moniker.
He said: 'Right now I'm ecstatic. We do have a name but we're not going to get it out in case it gets tweeted.
'And as a celebrity we're supposed to call them Aubergine or something like that aren't we
New addition: The couple, pictured here just two weeks ago at the GQ Awards in London as they joked around with Ayda's pregnancy bump
'I do have a sort of celebrity name but it's not Appleesque. It's a very solid, old-school name.'
Robbie also said he is planning to move back to England from Los Angeles because he doesn't want his daughter to go to school with the “f***ing idiots” in the city although he admitted he and American born Ayda are still discussing their future living arrangements.
He said: 'I don't want to educate our baby in LA because I would much prefer her to have English sensibilities.
'They are idiots in L.A. schools. They are f***ing idiots. They are a breed of idiots that only exist in Los Angeles and she would be surrounded by them. It's not like one or two either. It's not like the 'Big Brother' house, where you pick the worst ones.
'I think kids there have a massive sense of entitlement, are dull and dumb. It means me coming back to the UK for good but I can live with that. It's worth being pestered for her to have a good school.
'I want the baby to have an English passport, we're still figuring out exactly whereabouts the baby is going to be brought up.
'I had a conversation with the wife last night about where we're going to end up but we still don't know.'