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Drew Brees Welcomes a Daughter

08/27/2014 at 11:45 AM ET

Drew Brees Welcomes Fourth Child Daughter Charles Sykes/Invision/AP

Drew Brees just scored a major touchdown: a baby girl!

The New Orleans Saints quarterback has welcomed his fourth child — and first daughter — with wife Brittany, he announced on Twitter.

“Spent the early morning with our new baby girl!” Brees, 35, Tweeted, along with a sweet snapshot of him holding his bundled-up newborn.

Mom and baby “are happy, healthy and doing great! God’s greatest gift!”

Born Monday, Aug. 25, at 7:43 p.m., the new addition (whose name has been chosen but has yet to be revealed) weighed 7 lbs., 7 oz., and measured 20 inches long. “It just melted my heart to watch her born,” Brees said after practice Tuesday. “I actually got to take the snap, so to speak, catch her on the way out.”

In a second photo, the proud new dad cuddled up to his pretty-in-pink daughter, writing, “The best selfie ever!”
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Dominique Moceanu Says Son’s Gymnastics Skills Are ‘Impressive’

08/26/2014 at 11:30 AM ET

The very first time Olympic gymnast Dominique Moceanu saw her 5-year-old son Vincent Michael do a back handspring, she was blown away.

“He’d only done it a couple of times with a spot,” she says. “But then a few weeks ago, all of a sudden, he just threw a back handspring.”

Vincent’s skill is more advanced than his mother’s was at that age — she says she didn’t learn the same stunt until she was 6 or 7.

“My husband and I both were like, ‘Wow! That’s pretty impressive and advanced for his age,’ ” says Moceanu, 32, who is married to Michael Canales, a surgeon and former gymnast.

Dominique Moceanu Kids Gymnastics
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Marla Sokoloff on Spending Time Away from Her Daughter

08/26/2014 at 11:00 AM ET

For Marla Sokoloff, life is a balancing act.

The actress admits that it can be challenging to dedicate herself both to her career and her 2½-year-old daughter Elliotte Anne.

“As an actor, you’re either working 18-hour days and you’re gone a lot, or you’re around, but you still have to go on meetings and auditions and proactively try to get work,” Sokoloff, 33, tells PEOPLE.

“Sometimes I’m like, ‘I got this! I’m the best mom ever!’ And then yesterday I had a day where I was driving home and I thought, ‘I feel like I suck today,’ ” The Fosters actress says.

“My heart was a little heavy because Elliotte was needing me and I wasn’t able to be there because of work, and I felt the guilt that you feel as a mom. Every day it’s different.”

Marla Sokoloff Daughter Elliotte
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Hayden Panettiere Reveals She’s Having a Girl

08/25/2014 at 06:45 PM ET

Hayden Panettiere glowed on the Emmys red carpet Monday as she showed off her growing baby bump in a plunging silver Lorena Sarbu gown — and revealed the sex of her baby!

“I can’t wait for her to come out,” the Nashville star slipped in while speaking to Giuliana Rancic on the red carpet, causing the host to exclaim, “It’s a girl?!”

“Yes, it’s a little girl. I have to shop,” Panettiere, 25, joked. “I want to go shopping, I want to paint the room … I’m working with my amazing interior decorator, Ben Vandiver, who did my house in Nashville. He’s trying to do something that she can grow up in and you don’t have to change everything.”

Amanda Peet Pregnant Emmys Red Carpet
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Amanda Peet Expecting Third Child

08/25/2014 at 06:30 PM ET

Amanda Peet brought along a special guest to Monday’s red carpet: her baby on the way!

The actress confirmed she’s expecting her third child by showing off her baby belly in a floral Giambattista frock while arriving to the Emmys.

Peet, 42, and her husband, David Benioff — co-creater of Game of Thrones, which is up for 19 awards, including outstanding drama series — are already parents to daughters Molly June, 4, and Frances Pen, 7½.

Amanda Peet Pregnant Emmys Red Carpet
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