CARLEY Stenson has given birth to a baby girl.

The former Hollyoaks actress shared the news on Instagram that she and husband Danny Mac have welcomed Skye Bella.

Carley, from Billinge, reshared a video she used to announce the pregnancy.

St Helens Star:

A screen shot from the Instagram post

This saw Carley and Danny - who are both West End stars - put their hands into shot before the baby scan was placed on top.

In the new version, the scene cuts to an image of the baby girl's hand alongside her mum and dad's.

It then reveals her name as “Skye Bella”.

St Helens Star:

Danny Mac and Carley Stenson at the 2012 Pride of St Helens Awards with businessman Andrew Mikhail

Message of congratulations have been pouring in.

Carley continues to have strong ties to St Helens, with family and friends living in the area.