Thandie Newton Welcomes Son Booker Jombe
It’s a boy for Thandie Newton!
The Crash star, 41, and her husband, writer, director and producer Ol Parker, welcomed their third child on Monday, March 3, she announced via Twitter.
“Our baby boy is finally here! Booker Jombe Parker. Born joyously at home yesterday,” Newton wrote Tuesday.
“My [third] home birth with brilliant independent midwife Caroline Flint — and Carole Goddard at Phoenix Midwives. Keep independent midwifery alive!”
The couple, who wed in 1998, are already parents to daughters Nico, 9, and Ripley, 13. The girls were at the labor of their little brother, who weighed in at 8 lbs., Newton’s rep tells PEOPLE.
“Thandie and the baby are healthy and the family is thrilled,” the rep adds.
Newton and Parker their pregnancy news in September.
We had a baby, that’s a beautiful thing. He’s called Booker, and while he doesn’t do much yet, I suspect him to be awesome.
— Ol Parker (@olparker1) March 4, 2014
Our baby boy is finally here! Booker Jombe Parker. Born joyously at home yesterday
— Thandie Newton (@thandienewton) March 4, 2014
Many thanks for all the new baby wishes I haven’t replied to personally. For taking the time, and sending the love; both much appreciated.
— Ol Parker (@olparker1) March 5, 2014
My 3rd home birth with brilliant independent midwife Caroline Flint – and Carole Goddard @PhoenixMidwives. Keep independent midwifery alive!
— Thandie Newton (@thandienewton) March 5, 2014
– Sarah Michaud with reporting by Elizabeth Leonard