First photo of Gemma Ward's baby girl

Ross McRae

Nicole Trunfio over for the moon for her good friend and fellow Perth supermodel Gemma Ward’s news that she has had her first baby.

Ward gave birth to a baby girl yesterday, her first child with partner male model David letts.

Meridan-raised New York-based Trunfio posted the first photo of Ward and her new bub, rumoured be to named Naia, on her Instagram account this morning.

“Congratulations to my beautiful incredible friend @glouisew and her man @lettsy2106 for welcoming this little angel into the world!!!!,” Trunfio wrote alongside the photo of Ward tenderly breastfeeding her baby girl.

Ward's brother Oscar took to Facebook yesterday to announce the happy news: "I am officially an uncle".

Former Perth supermodel Gemma Ward. Picture: Mark Rogers

It is not clear where the baby was born, as the media shy couple were photographed in Hawaii recently, where it was reported Gemma had decided to give birth away from any unwanted attention in Australia.And in more excitement for the Ward family, Gemma’s model and author sister Sophie also announced she was having a baby boy this week with her rocker husband, Isaac Koren.

Media shy couple David Letts and Gemma Ward in Hawaii. Picture: Instagram