Jenna von Oy Welcomes Daughter Marlowe Monroe

11/03/2014 at 02:15 PM ET

Jenna von Oy‘s baby girl is here!

The Blossom actress welcomed her second child with husband Brad Bratcher on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 12:35 p.m. in Nashville, she confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

Daughter Marlowe Monroe Bratcher, who arrived weighing 7 lbs., 4 oz. and measuring 18.25 inches, joins big sister Gray Audrey.

“We are so blessed to welcome another healthy, beautiful, profoundly enchanting baby girl into our family!” the couple tells PEOPLE.

“Little Miss Marlowe is already very loved and adored, and we are savoring this special bonding time we have with her.”

Jenna von Oy Welcomes Daughter Marlowe Monroe Courtesy Bratcher Family

As for their second child’s name, the proud parents put together a list of their favorites after they found out they were expecting — but it was 2-year-old Gray who ultimately sealed the deal.

“We began mulling over names at the beginning of my pregnancy, and came up with a few we were fond of,” von Oy, 37, says. “When we mentioned them aloud in front of Gray, Marlowe was the name that resonated most with her. She started referring to her future baby sister by name from that point on, and it stuck!”

And the sisters’ bond has only strengthened from there. “Gray was wonderfully sweet and affectionate when she met Marlowe for the first time, immediately asking to sit and hold her,” von Oy shares. “She gently caressed Marlowe’s cheek, smiled down at her and carefully gave her a kiss. It was an incredibly moving moment to witness.”

After a hiatus from her PEOPLE.com blog series, von Oy returned in June with some big news — she was pregnant!

“Our hearts are overflowing with love, and Gray is simply over the moon about becoming a big sister!” the mom-to-be, who also appeared on Celebrity Wife Swap, wrote at the time.

And now, with her baby girl having made her big debut, von Oy is taking more time off to focus on her new family of four.

“I’ll be taking a brief hiatus from my PEOPLE.com blogs for a bit, as my family and I spend some much-needed time with our new arrival,” she says. “Not to worry, however, I’m in the process of writing my book, Situation Momedy, which will be released in 2015 through Medallion Press, so this isn’t the last you’ve heard of me!”

She adds, “In the meantime, please continue following my adventures on cradlechronicles.com. I thoroughly enjoy hearing from all of you!”

— Anya Leon

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Marina on

This is just awww! And i looove name ^^

Michelle on

Congratulations! I love her name!

Seraphinauniverse on

I think it’s funny that Blossom has two boys and Six has two girls! Lol.

Congratulations to Jenna and a big welcome to Marlowe!

Tina on

That’s a sweet picture.

Casey on

I love both of her daughters names. Congrats to them.

charlotte on

What a blessing. Congratulations to the family. Lovely name too!

Anonymous on

Congrats to them! Both names are very pretty, though they sound oddly similar when put together.

Sara K on

What a sweet picture! Many blessings.

Tee on

Ach, so glad to hear this news! Welcome to the outside world, Marlowe! Congratulations to Jenna, Brad and big sister Gray!

Jay on

Congrats to the whole family! Can’t wait for Jenna’s book:)

Mandy on

I will miss her blogs. I love reading them. Her daughter Gray is close in age to my daughter so they hit milestones at about the same time.

retro on

I cannot believe they stuck a “bow” on that infant’s forehead and haven’t yet removed the one from the toddler’s head. Good grief.

That kid is too young to know who Christopher Marlowe is/was, but I hope the parents tell her.

Celeb girl names … Monroe, Harlow, Marlowe — when will we get an Arrow?

Guest on

So sweet! Congrats to the whole family!!

JD on

Congrats Jenna, Brad and Gray! Best wishes to your beautiful, loving little family. I can only wonder what Gray is thinking with that cute little look on her face,:)

Bee on

Marlowe is a great name. Cute sisters.

Anonymous on

AWWW, congrats to them! And going by the lack of IVs and such, it looks like Jenna was able to have the natural birth she’d hoped to have last time (she ended up having to have a C-section with Gray due to low amniotic fluid that prevented Gray from ever turning head down). I’m glad for you, Jenna!:)

On another note, Marlowe seems to be getting to be a popular name among celebs. Jenna’s daughter is the third one (at least! There may be more that I’m forgetting) to be born within the past two years (the other two being Eva Amurri Martino and Sienna Miller’s daughters)!😉

mommytoane on

Awe congrats to them! I love and look forward to Jenna’s blog posts.

Pat on

Congratulations. What a beautiful family.

Natalie on

You’re still 14! Lol! Geez Louise I feel old…even As a nanna? YOU make me feel old…and I’m 47

Gal on

Congrats to them! Love the name.

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