Christie Clark Barnes welcomes daughter Hannah Bella

03/19/2008 at 05:40 PM ET


Although she wasn’t due to give birth until the first week of April, former Days of Our Lives star Christie Clark Barnes, and her husband, Thomas Barnes, welcomed daughter Hannah Bella recently (likely about two weeks ago). The 34-year-old actress blogs,

So we had our bundle of joy a month early! Hannah was 5 lbs 10 oz. She clearly has her father’s energy and wanted to join the party a bit earlier than was planned.

We are just falling in love with our little lady, and learning the ropes as we go. Didn’t get to read the last couple of chapters in the pregnancy books, trying to sneak in a chapter here and there. Thank God, I had a shower the weekend that she came out of the oven or I’d really be scrambling for items that were needed!

Click below for the story of her husband’s mad dash from the other side of the country to make it for the birth.

Tom had just flown back from the UK to Washington DC, and I didn’t know which hotel he was in when my water broke. Luckily, he always books hotels through American Express, so I had to call them and find out which hotel he was in. American Express booked him on the first flight out of DC, and he made it just in time for the birth.

It was like a scene from a movie the way he describes it, running through the airport screaming, "Out of my way," hopped in a cab and the nurses were all waiting in the hall saying, "This way." Could be a good commercial for American Express. Either way … she is healthy and doing extremely well.

Many thanks,

Source: Christie’s blog

Thanks to CBB reader Carrie.

FILED UNDER: Births , News

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katie on

Congratulations and I agree, it sounds like a perfect commercial! lol

brigida on

well done christie, enjoy your time with your new family!


Nikka on

I like the name, very pretty and sounds good. Congrats !

Nad on

Congrats and God Bless the child🙂

LB3 on

How early was the baby?

Nicole on

what a pretty name for the baby!

I love Christie, she was my fave on Days of our lives….hope to see some pics of her and new baby on here.

Harley on

lol, I wonder if AMEX will turn that into a commercial now. Congrats to them

librarylady on

Dear Christie: Hello! Congratulation on the birth of your Daughter. I want to wish you and your Husband a happy Easter.
Congratulation again.
Take care

brooke on

that’s a very pretty name, congrats to her

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