Daphne Oz Welcomes Daughter Philomena Bijou

03/04/2014 at 10:00 AM ET

Daphne Oz Welcomes Daughter Philomena Bijou Courtesy Daphne Oz

Update: The couple have named their newborn Philomena Bijou Jovanovic, Oz told The Chew audience Tuesday. Appearing via Skype, she shared a photo and told her cohosts that she and Jovanovic call their daughter “Philo” — and occasionally “PBJ.”

Originally posted Feb. 27: It’s a girl for Daphne Oz!

The Chew host, 28, welcomed her first child with husband John Jovanovic on Wednesday, Feb. 26 in New York City, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

The new addition arrived at at 10:03 p.m., weighing in at 6 lbs., 13 oz. and measuring 20.5 inches long.

“Mom and baby are doing very well. We feel so blessed,” Jovanovic tells PEOPLE.

The couple are not releasing their daughter’s name at this time.

Oz, who announced her pregnancy on the show in September, told PEOPLE in December that she wasn’t finding out the sex of her baby until the delivery.

“Everything will be a surprise,” she explained, divulging that she’s planned a “luscious” cream-colored and white nursery for the little one. “If I found out by accident, I wouldn’t care, but I’m not going to ask.”

Daphne Oz Welcomes Daughter Philomena Bijou Larry Busacca/Getty

“It’s gone so fast,” Oz said of her first pregnancy. “Every bit of it has been an adventure and a lot of fun. I had a bit of morning sickness in the beginning but other than that it’s been such a breeze.”

An added bonus for being a host on ABC’s daytime food show? “I come to work and get fed delicious food! Chicken wings and cake at 9 a.m.? It’s a pregnant lady’s dream,” she jokes.

Oz also revealed that preparing for baby strengthened her union with her husband of three years.

“I didn’t feel like my husband and I could be any more in love,” she says. “Being pregnant, it has made our relationship so much better and just deeper. We are so connected now. And that’s been so much fun because it was such an unanticipated and special result.”

— Catherine Kast and Michele Corriston

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Rhonda on

Congratulations on the birth of your baby girl.

Danielle on


Sophia on

I love the Oz family. Conragulations!

Hey on

Great addition to a great family. Looking forward to her name.

Kat on

“Oz said of her first pregnancy” The baby was born yesterday, give her a moment.

Congrats,daughters are amazing!

Judith Warren on

congratulations to you and your family on the addition of you daughter love watching you on the Chew

Melissa on

Kat, if you read closer you’d see that that is a comment from December.

Congrats to the family!

Michelle on

After all her laughing yesterday I was sure she was going to go into labor. Lol. Can’t wait to hear her name. Will miss Daphne till she comes back. 🙂 Congrats congrats congrats!

Jackie McGowan on

Congratulations on your daughter.

Linda W on

Congratulations on your precious daughter,

Dana on


Susan on

Congrats to the family !!!!!!!

darla bell on

Congrats, been afraid to miss the show cause I wanted to know lol.

Carol Payne on

So happy your daughter has arrived! Enjoy every minute as the days pass quickly:) Congrats!

Anonymous on

Look like you had dropped yesterday on show. Congratulations




Congratulations to Daphne and hubby on the new arrival of baby girl.

Just me on

Wow!! So happy for you Daphne! May you and your family continue to be blessed with happiness and good health! We luv you!

Kimberly on

LOVE Daphne, she’s fabulous! Congratulations!

barbara on

Good now maybe she’ll keep her silly self home.She adds nothing to the show that her dad hasn’t told her to say.She is way to quick to add her 2 cents in on how bad the meal of the day is for folks/viewers.I am such a fan of the show just not her turn when she’s cooking.

Marcella Criscione on

Congratulations Daphne & John,
Enjoy every moment as they grow soooooooo quickly!!
You are truly Blessed with your beautiful baby girl.

don’t forget to ask Clinton for some fashion advice!!

mary zalesky on

so happy 4 u n ur hubby. may ur blessed baby girl b filled with love .

Kelly on

Congratulations Daphne & John on the arrival of your beautiful (I’m sure) baby girl. Can not WAIT to hear her name.

Enjoy EVERY SINGLE second of it, they grow up way too quickly.

Shannon on

Congrats to Daphne and her hubby!! 🙂 Barbara: I don’t care if you don’t like her. I’m sure not everyone likes you, but she did just have a baby, show her some respect!

Anonymous on

Congratulations to the new family! All the fun begins now.


congratulations to Daphne. God Bless her, her husband and her new daughter.

jeannie on

Congratulations !!! It will be so much fun raising her. I want to say take all the time you need but can’t wait until you are back to cooking.

Karen on


Baby mom on

That’s great news. Now she needs to stay home and take care of her baby because she has zero talent. She only got the job because of her father.

Amy on

Why even post something so mean.
You should be so lucky to be Daphne Oz.
She is kind.
Take a lesson

Amy on

Same to you.
Why be haters.
Your just jealous.
Daphne has so much going on and you are at home on your computer.

susan p aron on

Ooh, a wonderful little girl….it seems right for”girlie”Daphne to have an adorable little girl…I bet John is “Over-the-Moon” with his girls!
All the best to a lovely couple….Enjoy!

Sandy on

Congratulations on the arrival of Your Baby Girl. So happy for You and John and all of your Family and Friends. What a blessing for you all. Enjoy her and may you all have a Bright and Healthy life.

Barbara, you have no respect or class. Sorry you are a Miserable Person. Wish you nothing but the Worst!

Julienne Nguyen on

Congrats, Daphne and John, on your little girl! Wishing all the best as you two enjoy parenthood!

Amelia Belson on

I’m setting here watching the Chew as I’m writing this Congratulations Daphne and John on the birth of your baby girl.

Gramma Patsy on

Congratulations Daphne and John on the birth of your baby girl. I was so excited when I heard the news this morning. I can’t wait to hear what her
name will be and see pictures. I wonder if you will ever have your baby appear on the show. Take care and enjoy your blessed little girl. ♥ ♥ ♥

karen on

Awesome, Daphne. Congrats to you and John on your little girl.

Beth on

Hope she finds a prettier name than her parents did..good grief. Congrats ;P

donna on

Congrats Daphne to you and your family – God Bless You and your new daughter

Elaine on

Congratulations Daphne and John on the arrival of your princess. Enjoy every moment – daughters are a true gift from God.

Elaine on

Really Barbara and Beth? Why waste your time? Please keep your nasty comments and hatred to yourselves.

Anonymous on

Congratulations !

Jean on

Congratulations Daphne! How wonderful that she was born on my birthday.

Claudia on

Congratulations! I am so happy for you!

Rosanne on

Congratulations Daphne and John. I loved watching your baby bump over the months and so happy she has arrived. May your family be blessed with health and happiness and love. You are a beautiful person inside and out. I am so happy for all of the families. Looking forward to seeing the bundle of joy. And to the people who have nothing good to say at a beautiful time in someones life……so sad and disrespectful you obviously don’t have any class and you don’t even know her or her husband and her dad. She was raised with respect and so much class. Thank you!!!!!

Catie on

Congratulations! I can’t wait to hear her name.

Kitty Wuerl on

Very Super Happy for both you & your husband. Congratulations to you both !

Donna on

Congratulations on the birth of your daughter. May God Bless y0u And John…….

Lynn on

HI Daphne, hubby and grandparents too! Congratulations to all of you, how wonderful to have a baby girl! Enjoy your time with her, time flies as they say, and it’s SO true! Can’t wait to hear and see pics of the baby when you are back on The Chew too! Love you there, and I laugh as much as you do, LOL..

Beth Zimmerman on

Congratulations to you and your family on the birth of your new Baby Girl. May God’s blessings reign over all of you in your future.

C Walsh on

Congratulations to you and your family. I watch the show and really like you a lot . Your baby girl shares my birthday. That is so exciting for all. Thanks for letting me share. Gods blessings on all. C Walsh

Cindy Carey on

Congratulations, So happy for You, Your Hubby & Family 🙂 Can’t wait to see pictures & find out her name!!

Rosalie Andersen on

Warmest congratulations to you and your husband on the birth of your daughter. I was born on Feb. 26th, 70 years ago. I am a devoted fan of The Chew and watch or DVR the show every day. I was thinking while watching the show on Monday; “wouldn’t be nice if Daphne had her baby on my birthday.” I was so pleased when I heard it on the news. I wish you all the very best. You are going to be a wonderful mother.

Welcome to the Light “Little One”. God Bless You all.

lovely123 on

I heard he is on the other side of the fence. Is this true? Good for him on the grand kid.

Baby mom on

Amy you at an idiot. Who’s the one home on their computer? Oh that’s right it’s you! Stop trying to live through people who are written about in People magazine. Get a life!

Anonymous on

Congrats to them!

Anonymous on

lovely123- On the other side of the fence from what? The show?

Michelle Inocencio on


emma on

I adore her father, Dr. Oz…her, not so much. But congrats on the birth of her baby girl – I wish them all lots of good health!!!!

Jeannie on

I watch The Chew Every day. Love the show.

Sorry, Daphne is a lovely woman but adds nothing to the show.

Krys on

Daphne, John & the Oz & Jovanovic families,

Congratulations on your little bundle of joy! She will bring your life such love and happiness.

Welcome Miss Oz-Jovanovic you are in very good hands!

Coleen on

Congrats to the entire family. I had a grandson in October and it is the absolute best thing being a grandparent, which I’m sure Dr. Oz and his wife will soon discover.

D Pasquale on

Congratulations and God bless you all. I know she will be as beautiful as her Mom..

Beth on

You have such a sweet and loving heart, your little girl is lucky to have you as a mom.

Jae on

….ugly name.

TaylorB on

Wow, that name is quite the handle! I am guessing that Philomena is your grandmother’s name? Calling her Phil or Philo is cute…

Jay on

I had no idea she was Dr. Oz’s daughter. How nice! Congrats to the whole family! Very pretty name.

Dulce Mae on

Of all the names out there to choose from…sigh…that is a really bad name she will be teased mercilessly when she goes to school, when will parents stop thinking about themselves and about their child’s future?

lovely123 on

My dog’s name is Bijou and my cat is Filo. Nice pic.

Lyoness on

Absolutely love the name! It’s beautiful and old school. There was an older lady in our church (91) and her name was Philomena. Love PBJ for a nickname.

Olga Torres on

I love Daphne, congratulations.

Emma on

Philomena Bijou Jovanovic, she’ll have a hard time filling out the little bubbles on testing scantrons in time- my name is long too and I would still be circling the dots while everyone else had moved on! It’s kind of cute name though, definitely unique!

Guest2 on

Great picture!!!! Congrats to her beautiful family!!!

klutzy_girl on

Dulce, perhaps parents should raise their kids not to tease others and I’m sure she’ll be just fine.

Julie on

That’ll be a fun won to learn in preschool! Congrats!

Pam on

Congrats! Wow, she has a lot of hair, my 4 month old son doesn’t even have that much yet. I’m sure she’s beautiful. It’s refreshing to see her with no makeup. That’s how it is for us real people. I didn’t put makeup on for the first 6 weeks after my son was born and I rarely do now. It’s just not important to me anymore. I’d rather spend that time with my son.

DebLG on

Sweet name – a nice mixture of old school and modern. Congrats!!

Ann on

The baby’s initials is PBJ and her nickname is Philo, like the dough. Cook much? lol! I love it. Daphne is going to be an incredible Mom. What a lucky baby girl! Joy, joy!!

Judith Warren on

I was watching the Chew when they finally anounced that she had the baby and it was a Girl and her name congratulations to the family

Anonymous on

I have an Aunt Philomena. She’s the coolest lady. Congratulations Daphne!

Anonymous on

I thought the CHEW was live

Hey on

Daphne looks tired. As she should if she’s doing it right.

Beck Flately on

I was hoping the baby would keep her last name… and that they’d name her “Wizard”. Congrats anyway!

Ris on

That is a horrible name all around. Philomena was my beloved grandma’s name and even she hated it so much she had people call her Fay. When I have a daughter her middle name be Fay for my grandma. It’s an awful name but congrats to them

Liana on

Daphne and Philomena, beautiful mythological names.

Rory on

I actually really like the name and the PBJ initials is to cute, lol.

excugoaway on

It’s quaint. But the nickname PBJ put in otter at the end and you have a name from my older kids favorite tv show! lol

Theresa on

Congratulations on the arrival of your girl! God bless.

Tisha on

A Nice Italian name. Enjoy your baby, and God bless you.

guest on

I Love that picture! So natural and beautiful!!!! She’s naturaly stunning!

Isabel on

Beautiful Greek name.

Susan Albert on

Congratulations to Daphne and her family on the birth of her daughter.

Mommytoane on

Beautiful yet unique baby name. One does not see it used much anymore. Congrats to the happy family.

kare on

I have a cat with the same name, we call her Phillie. luv her name

Peg on

Aww. Beautiful Mom, beautiful baby. CONGRATS to her proud family. Enjoy every second, the years literally fly by. (My own baby girl is 33. How’d THAT happen?!?)