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Ola Jordan: My baby has made me so happy

She said the couple had wanted to become parents ‘for so long.’


Ola Jordan (Yui Mok/PA)

Ola Jordan (Yui Mok/PA)

Ola Jordan (Yui Mok/PA)

Ola Jordan says becoming a mother has been “overwhelming”.

The ex-Strictly Come Dancing professional, 37, became pregnant with her first child, a girl she named Ella, after undergoing a “tough process” of IVF.

James and Ola Jordan have named their little girl Ella (Hello).

She told Hello! magazine: “We didn’t have a name for the first week – she was just Baby, our little munchkin.

“It’s been amazing and overwhelming at the same time. We’ve wanted this for so long.

“We had a lovely life, but this is making us feel so much happier than anything else we have done.”

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She said her “thoughts are particularly with all the people who contacted us about their IVF journeys after we revealed we were having difficulty starting a family”.

Ola and James Jordan on the Hello! magazine cover (Hello!/PA)

Husband James, 41, told the magazine that having a baby, after three years of trying to conceive, was all “the more special because it’s something we never thought would happen”.

James added: “Some haven’t had their miracle yet. Our thoughts are always with them and wishing their dreams come true, too.”

The full interview is in Hello! magazine, out now.

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