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Heather Peace welcomes her first daughter into the world

Heather Peace welcomes her first daughter into the world

Heather Peace’s wife has given birth to their first daughter.

The actress and musician, known for her role as Detective Sergeant Sam Murray in lesbian drama Lip Service and Deputy Headteacher in school-based drama Waterloo Road, announced the birth to her fans over Twitter.

In the tweet, she says: ‘Ellie gave birth to our daughter today at 1.46pm.

‘She’s perfect and we feel so thankful and blessed. Much love H xxx’.

Peace also shared a personal photograph, showing her holding her newborn daughter.

The birth was greeted with congratulatory messages for the proud parents over Twitter from her fans, with many tweeting Peace their best wishes.

The news comes less than a month after Peace announced the pregnancy with her wife, Ellie.

The couple entered a civil partnership in July 2013, and changed to a marriage last year.