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  • 23 January 2014, 16:44

Mike Tindall Reveals Name Of Zara Phillips' Baby

The Queen's granddaughter Zara Phillips has named her baby girl Mia Grace, her husband has announced on Twitter.

Her baby, the Queen's fourth great grandchild and the 16th in line to the throne, was born last week.

Mike Tindall wrote on Twitter just after 1pm: "For everyone who has asked what our daughters name, it's Mia Grace Tindall."

Zara's pregnancy was announced as the media gathered outside St Mary's Hospital in July last year waiting for Duchess of Cambridge to go into labour.

The Olympic silver-medallist had been reluctant early on in her pregnancy to give up competing in show-jumping events.

Admitting she was used to being on the go, finding it hard to put her feet up, the professional three-day eventer was photographed taking part in competitions after her 12-week scan.

But Zara, 32, soon allowed her sporting prowess to take a back seat, turning instead to baking to fill her days.

She and her husband opted not to be told the gender of their baby when offered the opportunity during early hospital scans.

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