star has welcomed his fourth child with wife Victoria.
The actor, 39, who plays Martin Fowler in the soap, announced the exciting news in a sweet Instagram post shared on their family page on Wednesday.
The baby is the couple's fourth son, with the pair already parents to boys Edward, eight, Louis, six, and Hugo, three.
Captioning the heartwarming snaps of their newborn the couple admitted 'It's been a long old journey to get him' after their lengthy struggles.
The pair looked every inch the proud new parents as they posed in bed with their newborn son - whose name they did not disclose - on their chest.
New parents: EastEnders star James Bye has welcomed his fourth child with wife Victoria.
The actor, 39, who plays Martin Fowler in the soap, spam announced the exciting news on Wednesday
The full post read: 'Oh baby…. He's here…
'After a long induction, a long labour, lots of ups & downs & all the drama along the way (oh don't you worry I'll be filling you in on everything… ☺️) our hearts are near to bursting with the arrival of our precious baby boy…
'I just can't believe I have him, here, in my arms, safely home and ours to keep for always.
It still hasn't sunk in… I'm definitely still in shock and I still can't believe he's mine.
'It's been a long old journey to get him and now as he lays against my chest, whimpering softly, already starting to root for some booby time I feel like I'm the luckiest mama in the land.
'I'm soaking it all in. Letting my hair sit like a birds nest on my head, letting the washing pile up, letting the hours while away as I hold him, and sniff him (oh that smell ) because I've waited so long for this moment.
And I'm loving every second… xx
'The boys are all besotted, James is in love, there's so much that's happened, ooh I just can't wait to fill you in… but for now - we just wanted to say thank you.
'To our friends, family & all of you lovely lot… all of your support & kindness & messages.
Well, It's meant the absolute world.
'I'm going to take a few days to cocoon away and let my sleep befuddled brain catch up & then I'll be back with all the details. And ALL the baby spam.
'Much love… The Byes (all SIX of us!) xxx'
Victoria had been keeping her followers updated with her pregnancy journey, often sharing snaps of her growing baby bump on the family's Instagram page.
and hinted at their baby's due date.
The couple took to their family Instagram account to share that they are expecting a baby boy in a sweet video.
Revealing their happy news, Victoria cradled her blossoming baby bump before she was joined by James and their three sons for the grand reveal.
James and Victoria grinned as they excitedly held a picture frame up, with their sons sat behind them on the sofa as the question 'boy or girl?' flashed up on screen.
Adorable: Victoria posed in bed with their newborn son - whose name she did not disclose - sleeping peacefully on her chest
Cutie: Victoria and James clutched their little boy's hands for an adorable snap
Sweet: Captioning the heartwarming snaps of their newborn the couple admitted 'It's been a long old journey to get him' after their lengthy fertility struggles
Turning around the frame, spam they showed a picture which read 'the Bye boys' as they excitedly shared that they are having their fourth son.
Sharing a close-up shot of the print, they also hinted at their baby's due date, writing: 'Coming June 2023.'
In an accompanying caption, Victoria joked that it was the 'worst kept secret' as they admitted they had already 'told everyone' before sharing the news publicly.
They penned: 'It's official… The worst kept secret ever is out!
It's a BOY! And truly… all 5 of us are over the moon…
'Honestly, we've been telling everyone - how we're supposed to keep his name under wraps (yep we've decided!) is beyond me… We've just been SO excited.
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