Married At First Sight's Alex Garner and Zoe Hendrix on 'terrifying' arrival of daughter

By Bianca La Cioppa, Jody Phan

Married At First Sight's Alex Garner and Zoe Hendrix have confirmed the arrival of their newborn daughter, Harper-Rose. Photo / Alex Garner Instagram
Married At First Sight's Alex Garner and Zoe Hendrix have confirmed the arrival of their newborn daughter, Harper-Rose. Photo / Alex Garner Instagram

Married At First Sight's Alex Garner and Zoe Hendrix have confirmed they have welcomed their first child.

The pair became parents to a newborn daughter two weeks ago, and have named her Harper-Rose.

Taking part in their very first family photo shoot with Woman's Day magazine, the couple also revealed terrifying details of baby Harper's birth.


Zoe was induced on November 14 after she suffered with pelvic problems.

She told the publication that her birthing experience was "terrifying" after Harper-Rose was born with her umbilical cord wrapped around her neck, twice.


"I was so scared of losing her," Zoe admitted, adding that she had a sudden feeling of "fear rush over me".

But after receiving good news about her daughter's recovery, the new parents have been able to soak up the experience.

"Sitting here holding something so precious - that is a part of me, that is my blood - is something I've always dreamed of, and I will cherish it forever," Zoe gushed.


Alex added: "She's stolen my heart in so many ways. I just feel like the luckiest man alive!"

On Monday, the pair also announced the arrival of their daughter on Instagram, with Zoe writing: "A SLICE OF HEAVEN ON EARTH. @alex_garner_ & I would like to joyfully welcome into the world our beautiful daughter Harper-Rose Garner.

"Born November 14, 2016. 10:35pm, 3.37kg, 52cm. Harper-Rose is a dream come true and our hearts are exploding with love for our little girl."

Alex added: "A very proud father to Harper-Rose Garner."

Last week, the father-of-one hinted that his partner had finally given birth in a cryptic Instagram post.

The reality TV couple sent fans into meltdown, with one asking "OMG she's here?" and another writing, "Please put us out of our misery".


Alex wrote on social media: "I always wondered what would of happened if they had of matched me with someone else (sic).

"I got really lucky and look where we are now @zoehendrix... it's cray!!!!," he added.

Notably, he finished the caption with three emojis - including a thumbs up, a baby's bottle and a smiling face.

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Weeks earlier, Zoe revealed she was trying various methods to hurry along the birth

She shared an Instagram photo of her baby bump, writing in the caption: "WAITING GAME is getting hard.

"I've tried acupuncture, castor oil (I don't recommend that) jumping on the fit ball, long walks, spicy food, eating dates but so far no success! This baby is not budging!"


Alex and Zoe fell in love on Married At First Sight last year and have said they are "overjoyed" at welcoming their baby.

- Daily Mail

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