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Baby boy joy for Dannii Minogue

Dannii Minogue has given birth to a bouncing baby boy.

The 38-year-old X-Factor judge and her partner, Kris Smith, had a son named Ethan Edward Smith on Monday.

The couple were said to be "thrilled" with the new arrival.

Dannii's spokesman Simon Jones said: "Kris Smith and Dannii Minogue are thrilled to announce the arrival of Ethan Edward Smith on 5th July 2010.

"Mother and baby are doing well and Dad is very proud. They request their privacy at this special time to adjust as new parents."

The baby boy is Dannii's first child and, according to reports, the baby was born in Melbourne.

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