Little smiler - Ellijah-Jae Matthew Anthony Thomas arrived in Colchester on June 15, five days after his due date, weighing 7lb 11oz. Proud parents Robyn Thomas and Matthew Quilter described him as “our absolute bundle of joy”

MEET some more of your beautiful newborn babies.

We asked readers to send in pictures of their little ones and the response has been fantastic.

Below are more smiling cherubs, already spreading joy and happiness in homes across Colchester, Tendring and north Essex.

Keep your pictures coming because we love to see them - as do our readers.

Simply send us a photo or two, plus a few details.

Lennon Dickenson

Halstead Gazette:

Friends for life - little Lennon Dickenson was born in Colchester on July 21, weighing 9lb 3oz. He is pictured here with proud big sister Jorgie

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Rahavan Shaswin

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New arrival - one of the first pictures of little Rahavan Shaswin, who was born in Colchester on May 16

Rebecca-May Marshall-Gibbs

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Cuddles - Rebecca-May Marshall-Gibbs came into the world in Colchester on July 21. She was born by an emergency C-section

Sadie Storm Hunt

Halstead Gazette:

Cracking a smile - beautiful Sadie Storm Hunt weighed 7lb 3oz when she arrived via C-section on May 1

Poppy Michelle Bishop

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Cute - Poppy Michelle Bishop gets some attention while she is fast asleep

Maisie McQuaid-Fenn

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New member of the family - Maisie McQuaid-Fenn 18 hours after coming into the world, weighing 9lb 1oz

Dylan White

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In the nick of time - Dylan White came into the world two days before lockdown restrictions were put in place, due to the coronavirus pandemic