A.J. Cook Welcomes Son Phoenix Sky

07/23/2015 at 02:40 PM ET

AJ Cook welcomes second child
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A.J. Cook has babies on the brain: Her son is here!

The Criminal Minds star welcomed her second child with husband Nathan Andersen on Thursday, July 23, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Born at 5:49 a.m., son Phoenix Sky Andersen weighed 7 lbs., 6 oz., and measured 20.5 inches.

The couple are already parents to 6½-year-old son Mekhai Allan.

Cook, 37, took to Instagram in March to announce that the couple were expanding their family.

“Miracles do happen and don’t believe anyone who tells you otherwise,” the mom-to-be wrote alongside a photo of her baby belly.

'MERICA!!!!!!🇺🇸🇺🇸 Happy 4th! @nathanandy

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And proud dad Andersen couldn’t help but spill the beans on the baby’s sex.

“Since [A.J.] announced we are expecting a new addition to the clan, I guess it’s my responsibility to inform everyone it’s a boy!” he wrote.

— Anya Leon with reporting by Sarah Michaud


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haley on

I’m freaking out!! I’m so happy for AJ!!! I LOVE HER

klutzy_girl on

Congratulations to AJ and Nathan! Love the name.

Callie on

She really loves the funky names, huh? Congrats!

lovely123 on

Wow! Never judge a book by its cover. I wasn’t too impressed with the first shot of her husband, then I saw the next picture.

Tonja on

Yay! I love her on criminal minds. That belly pic with her husband is so cute.

Libby on

Congratulations! Beautiful name and beautiful family.🙂

Guest on

Congrats to A.J and Nathan! Lovely name.

Congratulations! on

Different name but NOT “Hollyweird!” Very cool name, sounds spiritual and mystical! Congratulations. Your hubby looks so handsome without the beard!

Kestrel on

Please, please, please KILL the Duck Dynasty thing and shave, will you? Beards are gross. There are no men I’ve ever seen that have full-on Afro chin bushes that make them BETTER looking that hairless,or goateed men.
Personally, I like a nice, short goatee look like Joe Mangeniello.

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