Home Health Parents News Now Actress Connie Britton Adopts Baby Boy Actress Connie Britton Adopts Baby Boy By Holly Lebowitz Rossi November 16, 2011 Advertisement Save Pin FB ellipsis More Tweet Mail Email iphone Send Text Message Print Comment Actress Connie Britton Adopts Baby Boy 29364 After a three-year long adoption process, the actress's dream of motherhood came true about a week ago, after she returned from the African country with her son Yoby — a nickname for Eyob, his given name. "I am thanking my lucky stars every day," Britton, 44, tells PEOPLE. The day she first held her son in her arms was a moment the new mom will never forget. "It was such a wonderful moment of completion," she recalls. "I thought I was going to collapse into a puddle of tears. I was just grinning from ear to ear." Celebrities Mariska Hargitay, Viola Davis, and Kristin Davis also recently adopted babies. (image via: http://celebritybabies.people.com) By Holly Lebowitz Rossi Save Pin FB ellipsis More Tweet Mail Email iphone Send Text Message Print Comment Comments Add a Comment Be the first to comment! Advertisement Close this dialog window Add a comment Actress Connie Britton Adopts Baby Boy Add your comment... Cancel Submit Success! Thanks for adding your feedback.