'Home and Away' actress welcomes first child!

Publish Date
Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 9:42AM

Former Home and Away star Esther Anderson and her husband Howard Moggs have just announced they've welcomed their first child together!

The 39-year-old - who is best known for playing policewoman Charlie Buckton on the Aussie soap from 2008 to 2012 - gave birth to a baby boy named Forest Jack Moggs.

Taking to Instagram to share the news, the Los Angeles-based actress shared a candid photo of the newborn.

“The love of our lives,” she wrote alongside the photo.

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“Our darling boy Forest Jack Moggs is here and arrived weighing 8.5lbs We couldn’t be more in love with this beautiful little soul.”

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Her husband, advertising executive Howard, also took to Instagram to announce the news, saying: "Welcome to the world Forest Jack Moggs! He is a big boy 8lbs 5oz and 21” long. His mumma @estheranderson1 is incredible. I love you both so much."

The pair were married at the Terindah Estate winery on the Bellarine in February last year.

Congratulations Esther and Howard!