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Stephanie Izard Welcomes Son Ernie William

05/26/2016 at 04:15 PM ET

Stephanie Izard Welcomes Son Ernie William
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A future Top Chef hopeful has arrived!

Stephanie Izard and her husband Gary Valentine welcomed their first child, son Ernie William Valentine, on Thursday, May 26, her rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.

Born at 6:29 a.m. in Chicago, Ernie weighed in at 8 lbs., 1 oz. and measured 21 inches long.

“Ernie has his dad’s blue eyes and my nose, so he’s a nice little mix of both of us,” Izard, 39, tells PEOPLE. “And then he peed on the nurse…”

The Top Chef season 4 winner and Valentine, a craft-beer consultant, confirmed the news of their first child’s upcoming arrival exclusively to PEOPLE in February. The big news caught them “a little by surprise,” Izard said, since they’d just started trying to become parents.

“I’m pretty sure I screamed [Valentine’s] name while holding the pregnancy test in my hand with a little disbelief,” she shared.

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AJ and Katherine Webb McCarron Welcome Son Tripp 

05/24/2016 at 10:15 PM ET

Katherine Webb AJ McCarron welcome son Tripp
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It’s a boy for AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb-McCarron!

Son Tripp McCarron arrived Tuesday, May 24, the football star announced via Twitter.

“Little man is here. We have a beautiful little boy a part of our family now,” he wrote.

“Wow is he a long one! We love you Tripp McCarron #proudparents”

Tripp is the first child for the couple, who began dating in 2012 and were married in July 2014 in Orange Beach, Alabama after a four-month engagement. He joins their dog Mac as the newest addition to the McCarron family.

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Melissa Rycroft Welcomes Son Cayson Jack – See His First Photo

05/18/2016 at 08:15 PM ET

Soleil Moon Frye
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The newest Bachelor baby has arrived!

Melissa Rycroft and husband Tye Strickland welcomed their third child on the evening of Wednesday, May 18, PEOPLE confirms.

Son Cayson Jack Strickland weighed in at 8 lbs., 12 oz. and joins older siblings Ava Grace, 5, and Beckett Thomas, 2.

“Welcome to the world, little one,” the new mom of three tweeted, along with a black-and-white photo of her and her newborn baby boy.

Former Dancing with the Stars champ and Bachelor winner Rycroft announced the impending arrival of the couple’s third child on Instagram in November, in a photo featuring their kids holding handprint-emblazoned signs reading “Big Brother” and “And then there were five.”

“This is definitely the last one … probably…” Rycroft captioned the sweet family photo. Soon after, they announced they were expecting a boy.
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Alexis Bledel Is a Mom! Gilmore Girls Star and Husband Vincent Kartheiser Welcomed Son Months Ago

05/18/2016 at 07:15 PM ET

SAG Awards 2016 Vincent Kartheiser and Alexis Bledel
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The maternity pants are making their way around this circle: Alexis Bledel is a mom.

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants star and her husband, actor Vincent Kartheiser, welcomed their first child– a baby boy! — last fall, her rep confirms to PEOPLE. No further details are being released.

News broke when Bledel’s Gilmore Girls costar Scott Patterson spilled the beans during a recent interview with Glamour magazine.

“She’s really blossomed as a woman and now she’s a proud new mother and married and happy,” Patterson told the magazine of his joy in being reunited with Bledel for their upcoming Gilmore Girls revival on Netflix. “She’s just the most likable, intelligent person and adorable human being. She hasn’t changed at all. She looks the same. We’re comparing notes because my son [born July 2014] is about a year and a half older than her young son. I’m showing her photos and videos and what to expect. We’re just really enjoying each other’s company.”
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Soleil Moon Frye Welcomes Son Story

05/18/2016 at 02:45 PM ET

And baby makes six!

Soleil Moon Frye and husband Jason Goldberg welcomed their fourth child, son Story, on Monday, May 16 in Los Angeles, she tells PEOPLE exclusively. Born at 5:16 p.m., Story weighed in at 9 lbs., 10 oz. and measured 21½ inches long.

“Welcome to the world our sweet baby boy Story …” the new mom of four, 39, captioned a black-and-white photo of the proud parents cuddling with their newborn.

The actress/author and Goldberg also share daughters Poet Sienna Rose, 10, and Jagger Joseph Blue, 8, and son Lyric Sonny Roads, 2.

“We are a family of unique names. I loved having a name that was different as a kid,” Frye tells PEOPLE exclusively. “We started with our Poet and now our Story feels complete.”

Soleil Moon Frye Welcomes Son Story
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Shanola Hampton Welcomes Son Daren

05/12/2016 at 05:30 PM ET

Shanola Hampton is a mom again!

Daren O.C. Dukes was born on Monday, May 9 in Los Angeles, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively. “Doc” weighed in at 7 lbs., 6 oz., and measured 20 inches long and is named after his father, Daren Dukes, Hampton’s husband of 16 years.

“One and one, now we’re done!” the Shameless actress tells PEOPLE of the fact that she and Dukes are now parents to both a girl and a boy. (Daughter Cai MyAnna is 2.)

Shanola Hampton and New Son Daren
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Jessica Capshaw Welcomes Daughter Josephine Kate

05/09/2016 at 10:00 PM ET

Jessica Capshaw and Christopher Gavigan
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It’s a girl for Jessica Capshaw!

The Grey’s Anatomy star welcomed her fourth child, daughter Josephine Kate Gavigan, on Monday, May 2, she announced on Instagram.

“I am endlessly grateful for her safe arrival and my heart is so full of love that it threatens to burst,” Capshaw captioned a photo of her newborn. Gavigan added, “Welcome to our newest & sweetest little one. Our hearts are bursting in so many ways.”

The actress and husband Christopher Gavigan, co-founder of the Honest Company, revealed in December that they were expanding their family.

“This year our family has further reason to broaden our smile … baby number four is on the way!! I am a lucky, lucky girl…” Capshaw, who is already mom to son Luke Hudson, 8, and daughters Eve Augusta, 5, and Poppy James, 3, said at the time.

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