Monday, April 29th, 2013
The actor Ian Ziering and his wife Erin welcomed their second child, a girl named Penna Mae Ziering, this weekend, PEOPLE.com reports:
Arriving at 9:21 a.m. and weighing in at 6 lbs., 9 oz., their daughter arrived on big sister Mia Loren‘s second birthday.
“We didn’t plan it!” Ziering, 49, tells PEOPLE. “Mia was born a week late and Penna was a week early.”
Mia was introduced to her new sibling last night, the dad of two says. “She couldn’t wait to meet her. When she saw Penna she said, ‘Baby sister!’”
As with Mia’s moniker, the new baby’s name draws inspiration from family. Penna is in honor of Ian’s late father, Paul, while Mae makes her the fourth generation of women on Erin’s side to use the middle name. Erin’s mother, grandmother and great-grandmother all share it with the newborn.
Image: Ian, Erin, and Mia Ziering, via Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com
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Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
Ian Ziering, the actor who first became famous for his role on the show “Beverly Hills, 90210,” is expecting his second daughter with wife Erin in early May. According to PEOPLE.com:
“I’m so excited about having another girl, and I’m at this crazy point in the pregnancy where Erin is so magnificent to me in every way,” says the former Beverly Hills, 90210 star, 48. “I am so in love with my love.”
This also means that daughter Mia Loren, who turns two on April 25, is getting ready for her new role.
“Mia is so excited. She lays her head on my stomach and says, ‘Baby come out now,’” Erin tells PEOPLE. “Every time we see a baby she says, ‘I am having a baby sister’ and talks about how she’s going to be her new friend.”
After a high-risk first pregnancy that found her struggling with gestational diabetes and an elevated heartbeat, Erin underwent additional monitoring this time around, leading to the discovery at just 11 weeks along that she was expecting another girl.
“Ian didn’t want to know,” Erin explains, but he ended up finding out only three weeks after she did. Thankfully, this pregnancy has had no complications. “Everything is fine, thank God,” Ian tells PEOPLE.
Image: Ian Ziering, via s_bukley / Shutterstock.com
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