Cate Blanchett Adopts a Baby Girl!

Update (3/9/15): This post was updated with the confirmed name of Blanchett's adopted daughter.

Cate Blanchett is the latest celeb mom to adopt a child named Edith Vivian Patricia! The Oscar-winning actress, who will be seen in the upcoming Cinderella movie, adopted a newborn baby girl, confirms People.

This is the fourth child for Blanchett and her husband, Andrew Upton. The couple also have three sons: Dashiell John, 13; Roman Robert, 10; and Ignatius Martin, 6. Women's Weekly, an Australian news site, first reported the news. .

Blanchett has shared her desire for more kids in the past. And in a 2013 interview with Herald Scotland, she opened up about how motherhood changed her. "[P]eople talked about it as: 'Your life will change,' like it was this heavy thing. But I found it utterly expansive. I hope I've evolved. I hope I'm wiser. "

Congratulations to the adoptive parents!

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Sherry Huang is a Features Editor for Parents.com. She loves collecting children's picture books and has an undeniable love for cookies of all kinds. Her spirit animal would be Beyoncé Pad Thai. Follow her on Twitter @sherendipitea.

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