CBB Exclusive: Christie Lynn Smith and John Fortson welcome Abby Ryder

04/04/2008 at 03:05 PM ET

Christielynnsmith_4Actor John Fortson let us know today that he and and wife, actress Christie Lynn Smith, welcomed daughter Abby Ryder Fortson at 12:19 p.m. on Friday, March 14th at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank, CA. She weighed 7 lbs, 8 oz and was 20 ¼ inches long.  The new dad couldn’t hide his excitement when he sent the following words,

She’s a beautiful little girl with her mamma’s nose, lips, chin and eyebrows and her daddy’s eyes.  She makes us smile and laugh everyday :>) She’s such an amazing baby and we are blessed to have her in our lives.

During her pregnancy, Christie also wrote a blog for Graco. Her due date had been March 13th.

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