Mark Wright’s brother Josh and wife Hollie Kane welcome their second son 12 weeks early
Josh Wright and his wife Hollie Kane have announced they have welcomed their second child 12 weeks early.
Footballer Josh, 33, who is the brother of Mark and Jess Wright, and his wife of four years took to Instagram on Friday to speak about the ‘scary’ birth of their son.
In a lengthy caption, Holly explained they had welcomed their ‘beautiful baby boy’ on February 11 as she detailed an ’emotional’ two weeks since his early birth.
Josh’s sister Jess also took to her Instagram Stories to speak about what a ‘scary’ time it had been for her family after the baby boy was born at just 28 weeks.
Announcing the birth of their son, Josh and Holly shared photographs of their newborn baby, who was born weighing 2.4lbs, lying in an incubator in hospital.
Baby boy: Josh Wright and his wife Hollie Kane have announced that they have welcomed their second child 12 weeks early
Family: Josh, 33, who is the brother of Mark and Jess Wright, and wife Hollie (pictured with eldest son Joshua James) took to Instagram on Friday to confirm the birth of their second son
The parents lovingly placed their hands on the little one’s head in one picture, while another snap showed the baby boy sleeping on Holly’s chest.
A final photograph showed their eldest child Joshua James, 12 months, looking in on his younger brother as he lay in the incubator.
In an accompanying caption, Hollie confirmed that their baby is now ‘looking healthy’ as she thanked the medical staff at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow.
She admitted that it had been a ‘very scary and emotional’ few weeks but gushed over how much she loves her baby boy, whose name has not yet been revealed.
Hollie penned: ‘At 28weeks, 12 weeks early our beautiful baby boy was born 11.2.23 at 6.08am weighing 2.4lbs.’
‘Caught us by surprise for sure but we can’t thank @princessalexandranhs midwives, nurses, doctors and everyone associated enough for making what has been such a difficult time that little bit easier, you have truly been amazing.
‘The past two weeks have been manic to say the least along with being very scary and emotional but all we can hope for is our ray of sunshine keeps improving and getting stronger ready to come home in the next couple of months please god.
‘Our baby boy is looking healthy and we simply couldn’t love him anymore already.
Newborn: Sharing snaps from the hospital in the post, one picture showed the baby boy, whose name has not been revealed, sleeping on Holly’s chest
Brotherly love: A final photograph showed their eldest child Joshua James, 12 months, looking in on his younger brother as he lay in the incubator
Difficult times: In a lengthy caption, Holly explained that they had welcomed their ‘beautiful baby boy’ on February 11 as she detailed an ’emotional’ two weeks since his birth
‘To our family, friends and loved ones that have been by our side you know you mean the world to us and we can’t wait until you get to meet him.
‘Life throws up the unexpected and can be difficult at times but as they say remember there will always be a happy ending if you are willing to fight for it and he certainly seems to be a fighter…. You’ve got this son.
‘Ps your big brother is waiting for you.’
Former TOWIE star Jess, 37, took to her Instagram Stories to share the post and reflected on what a ‘scary’ time it had been for her younger brother Josh.
She penned: ‘Terribly scary few weeks when this little darling entered the world 12 weeks early but he is fighting strong and I can’t wait to meet my new baby nephew please god very soon.
‘Auntie loves you beyond words already, just like she does your big brother. See you soon little man.’
Ebbsfleet United midfielder Josh and his wife Hollie confirmed that they were expecting their second child together on Christmas Day.
They shared a video of their ultrasound picture hanging up in their Christmas tree, and then gave it to little Joshua.
Hollie then stood to show off her blossoming baby bump, and cradled it proudly as she stood in front of the tree.
‘Scary’: Former TOWIE star Jess, 37, also took to her Instagram Stories to share the post and reflected on what a ‘scary’ time it had been for her younger brother Josh
Siblings: Jess is the sister of Ebbsfleet United footballer Josh and TV personality Mark (pictured), who is married to Michelle Keegan
Family: Ebbsfleet United midfielder Josh and his wife Hollie confirmed that they were expecting their second child together on Christmas Day
Pregnancy: Captioning the adorable video, she wrote: ‘We have been keeping a very special secret…. When 3 become 4 in spring 2023’
Captioning the adorable video, she wrote: ‘We have been keeping a very special secret…. When 3 become 4 in spring 2023.
‘Over half way and we can not wait to meet you. Christmas Eve 2022.’
Josh and Hollie tied the knot in July 2018, after Josh proposed to Hollie in May 2017 during a romantic trip to Dubai.
The couple welcomed their first son in February 2022, with Josh saying: ‘I always said I’d name my first boy Joshua.’