CONGRATULATIONS to all of the new mums and dads across East Lancashire.

Giving birth during the coronavirus pandemic must have been hard.

Hopefully these little ones will be getting the cuddles that they deserve from family and friends in the next few weeks.

These adorable baby pictures have been sent in from our readers and will also appear online in the babies gallery.

If you would like to show off your new bundle of joy with our readers, visit The Lancashire Telegraph website to submit,