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Actress Laura Linney Gives Birth to First Child at 49

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Laura Linney, who had not disclosed that she was pregnant, announced that she and her husband became parents earlier this month, welcoming a baby boy.  More from

The actress, 49, recently became a mom after giving birth to a baby boy on Wednesday, Jan. 8, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

Son Bennett Armistead Schauer is the first child for Linney and her husband Marc Schauer.

“Mother and baby are happy and healthy,” the rep tells PEOPLE.

The couple became engaged in 2007 and were married in May 2009.

Image: Laura Linney, via DFree /

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‘Top Chef’ Judge Welcomes Daughter

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Gail Simmons, who is a judge on the reality series “Top Chef,” has given birth to her first child, a baby girl she and her husband have named Dahlia Rae, as reports:

“Dahlia weighed 7 lbs., 3 oz.,” the rep tells PEOPLE. “Mother, father and baby are doing wonderfully.”

Simmons, 37, told PEOPLE at the Emmys in September that she and her husband were waiting to find out the sex.

“We’d like it to be a surprise,” she said. “We have some of the nursery done, but we’re going to wait until [we find out] who this little nugget is.”

Image: Gail Simmons, via Helga Esteb /

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Actress Kim Fields Gives Birth to Baby Boy

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Kim Fields, the actress who is best known for her role in the 1980s sitcom “The Facts of Life,” has given birth to her second child, a son named Quincy Xavier. More from

Born in Atlanta, Ga. at 10:30 a.m., Quincy weighed in at 8 lbs., 8 oz., measured 20 inches long and joins big brother Sebastian Alexander, 6½.

“We are so blessed and grateful to God for this newest gift to our family,” the couple, who married in 2007, tell PEOPLE.

Fields, 44, announced the pregnancy in July.

“It was planned. We’ve actually been trying for a couple years,” she said at the time. “We had gotten pregnant twice and [miscarried]. If I’m encouraging to anybody … it’s not like I’m the poster child for over 40 and pregnant.”

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Ivanka Trump Gives Birth to Baby, Joseph Frederick

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jarad Kushner have welcomed their second child, a son they have named Joseph Frederick.  The new arrival joins 2-year-old sister Arabella Rose.  More from

Only one day after giving birth to her baby boy, Ivanka Trump introduced her bundle of joy on her Tumblr Tuesday, sharing a photo of her cradling her swaddled son in the hospital.

The new mom also posted his birth announcement, revealing he arrived on Monday, Oct. 14 at 9:54 p.m.

“With love we welcome our son, Joseph Frederick Kushner,” she Tweeted.

Baby boy — who shares a middle name with his cousin Spencer Frederick, the youngest son of Trump’s brother Donald Jr. – was named after both his parents’ paternal grandfathers.

Image: Ivanka Trump, via s_bukley /

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Tennis Player Kim Clijsters Gives Birth to Son

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Kim Clijsters, who retired from tennis after the 2012 US Open, has given birth to her second child, a son she and husband Brian Lynch have named Jack Leon Lynch.  More from

“Jack Leon Lynch is born! Born at 7:06 p.m. tonight and we are both doing well,” the new mom, who gave birth in Belgium, writes. “His big sister, mama and daddy are very proud and happy!”

Baby boy joins the couple’s daughter Jada Ellie, 5½.

Clijsters, who retired from the sport after competing in the 2012 U.S. Open, announced her pregnancy in February.

Image: Kim Clijsters, via Neale Cousland /

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