BREAKING: Alex McKinnon and partner Teigan welcome first child

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CONGRATULATIONS!

Ex-NRL star, Alex McKinnon and his partner just shared a post announcing they have welcomed their first child - a beautiful baby girl named Harriet Anne.

It looks like Harriet may be sharing her birthday with her parent's anniversary. 

The pair revealed they were having their first child back in March.

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Happy Anniversary @teiganmckinnon .

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McKinnon was just 22-years-old when his rugby career was cut short after suffering a spinal cord injury while playing for the Newcastle Knights in March 2014. Just days after finding out he was a quadriplegic, ending his NRL career, he proposed to Teigan from his hospital bed. Since his injury, Teigan has remained by his side, supporting him as well as documenting his recovery. 

At the pair's wedding in October 2017, McKinnon fulfilled his promise of walking down the aisle with his wife.

Image credit: alexmmckinnon/Instagram and teiganmckinnon/Instagram

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