Broadcaster Sarah-Jane Crawford introduced her newborn daughter Summer Jane Crawford-Murphy to the world for the first time.The TV presenter, 37, w
Broadcaster Sarah-Jane Crawford introduced her newborn daughter Summer Jane Crawford-Murphy to the world for the first time.
The TV presenter, 37, welcomed her first child with her other half Brian Barry-Murphy at London’s Portland Hospital on August 3, weighing 8lb 2oz via Caesarean.
Finally revealing her newborn’s name, Sarah explained that the name is a reference to the couple’s experience of ‘darker times’ after she suffered a miscarriage last year.
Perfect: Sarah-Jane Crawford introduced her newborn daughter Summer Jane Crawford-Murphy to the world for the first time
Explaining the heartwarming meaning, the Hits Radio host told Hello!: ‘Summer’s name is a reference to having sunshine after going through darker times.
‘It has been a journey of finally reaching this optimistic season of everything coming into bloom.
‘I cried tears of joy. It felt like we bonded with her straight away.’
Sarah, who is taking August off work following the birth, also explained that her little girl was born to the sound of Stevie Wonder’s song Isn’t She Lovely.
Happy news! She welcomed her first child at London’s Portland Hospital on August 3
She added: ‘I made a birth playlist of songs I’ve loved for years, which made me think about what it means to bring a life into the world.
‘Some people do that with birthing pools or hypnobirthing, but music was my personal stamp on things.’
Earlier this month, the TV star took to Instagram to announce she and her football manager partner, 42, had become parents a year after suffering a devastating miscarriage.
Sarah shared an adorable black and white first snap as her tiny newborn held onto one of her fingers, telling her followers ‘now I know paradise’, while describing the birth as ‘miraculous’.
‘Miracle’: Sarah and partner Brian suffered a devastating miscarriage last year
So sweet: Referencing the lyrics to Kings Of Tomorrow track Finally, Sarah told her followers ‘now I know paradise’
Referencing the lyrics to Kings Of Tomorrow track Finally, she captioned the sweet snap: ‘So tell me how do you do? Finally I meet you.
Read the full interview in Hello! magazine, out now
‘You don’t know what I’ve been through, Waiting and wondering about you I had a dream my trip would end up at you, And now I know paradise. She’s here.’
Before falling pregnant with her baby daughter Sarah suffered a miscarriage last year, which she admitted made her little girl’s arrival even more special.
In June, Sarah shared a sweet gender reveal video for her followers and friends, as she revealed they were expecting a little girl.
The media personality took to Instagram to post a clip of herself popping a party cannon which showered her with pink confetti.
Sarah-Jane appeared delighted over the news as she started dancing and giggling over the exciting news.
She penned: ‘Am I having a boy or a girl ??? Garden #genderreveal nearly took my head off with this.’
So lovely: At the time, the host of the Sunday Chart Show on Hits Radio took to Instagram to post a clip of herself popping a party cannon which showered her with pink confetti
Exciting: She penned: ‘Am I having a boy or a girl ??? Garden #genderreveal nearly took my head off with this.’
The star revealed earlier this year that she was expecting her first child with football manager Brian, his second.
The host of the Sunday Chart Show on Hits Radio discovered she was pregnant before Christmas, and announced her pregnancy in May.
After a difficult first trimester, Sarah said she was feeling ‘more energised’ as she prepared to enter the final stage.
Read the full interview in this week’s Hello! Magazine out now.
Cute: In the lead up to her daughter’s birth, Sarah also revealed what her baby’s nursery looked like, which boasted neutral tones with touches of dusty pink