MEET more adorable babies who have been born in south Essex during the coronavirus-imposed lockdown.

We have been asking you to send photos of your newly-arrived bundles of joy – and you did not disappoint.

These babies are bringing a ray of sunshine to their families in these difficult times.

Their arrivals mean lockdown will be of added significance to their parents.

We would still love to see your babies during lockdown and you can get involved by completing our simple form.

Scroll down to see more of south Essex's latest additions.

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Little bundle of joy - Holly Finlay has been introduced to family and friends from a safe distance since being born on May 23 at Southend Hospital

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Adorable - newborn Robbie James Dixson came into the world at Southend Hospital on May 23, weighing in at 6lb 13oz

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


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Cute - Poppy Michelle Bishop gets some attention while she is fast asleep having gone home for the first time

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Lion King - Poppy Rutherford became a mum for the first time as Teddy David Howlett was born after 24 hours in labour