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I'm still on a high after birth of our beautiful baby girl, says Sarah

It's pigtails and pink dresses in the future for model mum Sarah McGovern.

She was overjoyed to welcome a little girl into the world, the first daughter for her and husband Kenny Vaughan.

Sarah's bundle of joy arrived on Monday night, finally putting an end to the mum of two's anxious 10-day wait.

While her overdue date stretched into its second week, Sarah said the delivery itself was a very sudden and welcome occurrence.

"I'm feeling great and still on a high," she told the Herald.

"It all happened quite fast in the end. I was only in the hospital for an hour and she was born so we were shocked."


Because everything went so well, Sarah and Kenny were allowed to take their baby home from the hospital yesterday evening.

Such was the excitement surrounding the birth that Sarah (33) said they would take their time in choosing a name.

"We're still not sure of a name yet," she said. "We wanted to get her home and have a good look at her before we make a decision."

Sarah, who chose not to find out whether she was having a boy or girl, said it was the icing on the cake when her daughter arrived.

She and Kenny already have a two-year-old son, Jude, who is looking forward to getting to know his new little sister.

"We're so thrilled and can't believe we have one of each," Sarah said.

After announcing the news on her Twitter page, she was bombarded with good wishes from her friends, including model boss Andrea Roche.

Roche is due to give birth to her first child in March, and Sarah said she was looking forward to play dates with her friend.

Sarah's model pals, including Daniella Moyles and Sarah Morrissey, also congratulated her on the "beautiful news".

She raised eyebrows when she returned to the catwalk four weeks after giving birth to Jude.

But after being forced to stop modelling earlier this time around due to the size of her bump, Sarah said she will continue to model in the future as long as there is work for her.