Shay Mitchell Welcomes First Child with Boyfriend Matte Babel
Mom-To-Be Shay Mitchell Celebrates with Dreamy Baby Shower

"Never letting go..." she captioned the pic.

Shay Mitchell has welcomed her first child -- a baby girl.

The "Pretty Little Liars" alum announced she had given birth by sharing a beautiful pic holding her newborn's hand on Sunday.

"Never letting go..." she captioned the pic, below.

The new baby is the first child for Shay and her boyfriend Matte Babel, who have been dating since 2017.

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Never letting go...

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Celebs offered their congratulations to Shay, including many of her "PLL" co-stars.

"Congrats beautiful mama!!!!!" Janel Parrish wrote. Troian Bellisario, who welcomed her first child last year, commented, "Most beautiful babe and mother."

Keegan Allen and Sasha Pieterse also chimed in. "So happy for you and your beautiful family!" Allen wrote and Pieterse commented, "So happy for you!! Congratulations mama ♥️♥️♥️♥️"

Other celebrities expressed their happiness over the birth as well.

Vanessa Hudgens offered her congratulations, writing, "Omg babe. Congratulations." Actress Ambyr Childers wrote, "@shaymitchell Yes!!! Congratulations mama! 💕" Nikki Reed also sent some love with heart emojis.

The actress first announced her pregnancy on June 28 with an Instagram post of her growing belly and a YouTube video chronicling some of her pregnancy journey so far. Matte, an "Entertainment Tonight Canada" host, can be seen posing for pregnancy photos with her in the video.

"I didn't want to come out on social media so early on," she explained at the time. After "months of hiding" her stomach, she added that it's been "a really lonely journey."

"I think pregnancy is awesome for the most part, but it's also really f--king lonely," she continued. Now, the 32-year-old actress says she's finally feeling "extremely confident ... because I have my baby growing inside me."

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