Nadia Bjorlin Welcomes Son Torin Mathias

05/06/2016 at 06:00 PM ET

This day of her life is one of her best yet.

Days of Our Lives star Nadia Bjorlin and husband Grant Turnbull welcomed their first child, a baby boy, on Wednesday, May 4, in Los Angeles, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

Born at 7:03 a.m., son Torin Mathias Turnbull weighed 7 lbs., 13 oz., and measured 21 inches long.

“I never knew I could feel this level of love. My heart could almost burst!” the new mom tells PEOPLE.

“You quickly forget 26 hours of labor when looking into his beautiful little face. We’re beyond ecstatic, happy — life has really just begun.”

Nadia Bjorlin Welcomes Son Torin
Courtesy Turnbull Family

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Torin’s arrival couldn’t have been more perfect: The baby boy made his big debut the day before Cinco de Mayo — the same theme of Bjorlin’s April baby shower.

“We were overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and gifts from our friends and family,” the couple told PEOPLE after the baby bash. “This is going to be a very loved little boy.”

— Anya Leon with reporting by Sarah Michaud

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Lynette on

Congrats! That baby is so cute!

MissM on

Oh I loved Chloe on Days!
Congratulations to them!

DeeDee on

I loved her on Days of Our Lives. Congratulations!!!!!

Valerie on

Congratulations!! What a lovely family. You look even more beautiful as a mom.

Mr.s B on

Congratulations! I’ve always thought she was so beautiful. Her eyes are amazing. I still watch DOOL.

Anonymous on

Hard to tell this early but he is bound to be gorgeous with those two as his parents!

Sam on

Love her on Days of Our Lives, So happy for her.

Linda on

My 10 yr old son is Toryn, then my neighbor named their son Torin 2 yrs later. Love the name ❤️

Reena on

Love the name! My 2 year old son’s name is Toren.:)))

Kristy on

Congratulations on the birth of your baby boy! Torin is such a beautiful name. ♥ #blessed

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