Judy Reyes Welcomes Daughter Leila Rey

12/03/2009 at 05:55 PM ET
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There’s a new addition to the Sacred Heart Hospital staff — Scrubs star Judy Reyes has given birth to a girl.

Daughter Leila Rey Valencia arrived on Friday, Nov. 27 at 7:11 p.m., weighing in at 6 lbs., 7 oz and measuring 19 inches long. Baby girl is the first child for Judy, 42, and her boyfriend, director George Valencia.

The actress, who announced her pregnancy in June, confessed to being a bit nervous about impending motherhood.

“I’ve never been a baby person; babies always scared me,” she told Pregnancy magazine. “I’ve always been afraid to drop them or hurt them.”

That being said, Judy has big plans for baby Leila.

“I hope that she has perspective, a good sense of humor, patience, perseverance, and that she really just hangs in there to do what she’s passionate about. And has a dazzling smile like her mom!”

— Julie Jordan

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Sarah on

LOVE the name, so pretty but not crazy at all. Congratulations to Judy and George

Philippa on

That’s a beautiful name πŸ˜€

kmb on

what a beautiful name! i love the name leila!!! congrats to them!

Jessi on

Love the name. If I were to name a daughter Layla I would spell it Leila! πŸ™‚ Love it. Congratulations!

Milla on

nice name πŸ™‚

Jordasche Bledsoe on

Congrats to her and her hubby on the new baby.

alexa lillian on

Congratulations! I love the name Leila

Brooklyn on

Aww! Congratulations to them both! I love how Leila Valencia sounds!

anna on

omg i love her baby’s name and congrats to the both of them!!!!!!!!

Electra on

Pretty name, Leila Valencia is interesting

Jenna Lynn on

Gorgeous name, and I love how she used Rey from Reyes! Cute and unique πŸ™‚
Congrats to them!

Liliana on

Congrats to Judy and George! Lovely name.

Mallory on

Love the name!! It took me a second, but I finally realized the connection between Rey (Leila’s middle name)and Reyes (Judy’s last name). Creative! Leila Rey is a gorgeous name! Congrats to them.

Meg on

How cool… Lisa Loeb has a Lyla earlier this week and now a Leila!

Angie on

Congrats to them both! Yes, I love the name too! It sounds beautiful!

Chris on

Beautiful name! Congrats!

CelebBabyLover on

I’m amazed they were able to keep the birth a secret for nearly a week! That being said, I wonder if Leila is pronuced “LAY-luh” or “LEE-luh”?

Kat on

I absolutely love the name Leila Rey – it flows really well together and sounds great. It’s also quite beautiful. It goes brilliant with her surname too.

Major congrat to Judy and her partner George

Jen (Leila) M on

Aaah love the name – well I should, it’s my middle name and my mum’s first name.

I can’t speak for the parents here, but in my family it’s pronounced Lee-luh (to rhyme with Sheila). I love it when people pronounce it right – doesn’t happen that often lol

Dana on

Cute name!

Kait on

CelebBabyLover, I never knew it could be pronounced LEE-LUH. Very nice that you brought that to people’s attention. My sister’s puppy is named Leila (LAY-luh)because they got her after going to Hawaii. So I’m sort of biased but I do love the association of her middle name and mommy’s maiden name and how beautifully Leila Valencia flows πŸ™‚

Jessi on

CBL: I would assume that it would be Lay-Luh. But I could be mistaken.

Mattie on

My daughter is Layla (lay-luh) and I have a friend named Leila (lee-luh). Not sure how they say it but either way it’s beautiful.

CelebBabyLover on

Kait- No problem! I once knew a woman named Leila, which she pronouned “Lee-luh”, which is how I know it can be pronuced that way. πŸ™‚

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