Actress Shay Mitchell has welcomed her first child, a baby girl, with her partner Matte Mabel.

The 32-year-old Pretty Little Liars star shared the happy news with her 26 million Instagram followers on Sunday, posting a close-up picture of herself holding her daughter's hand with the caption: "Never letting go."

This is the couple's first baby, having begun dating after meeting through mutual friends in January 2017, US publication People reports.

Mitchell announced she was expecting her first baby in June, posting a picture of herself and her blossoming baby bump on Instagram and joking: "Does this mean I'm allowed to drive in the car pool lane at all times now?"

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