Congratulations are in order for “The Young and the Restless'” Elizabeth Hendrickson and husband Rob Meder as the two welcomed their first child, daughter Josephine James, into the world on Friday, March 27 at 9:22 a.m, reports PEOPLE.com. Their baby weighed in at 6lbs, 11 ounces and 20 inches long.
“It was the most incredible birth thanks to my amazing midwife Didi and all of the nurses at UCLA Santa Monica,” said Hendrickson on Instagram. “We couldn’t be more thankful for all of their hard work during a time like this.”
In a statement released to PEOPLE.com, Hendrickson said “We are thrilled to introduce our little Josephine James Meder to the world – she’s perfect in every way.” She added, “When dreaming about the birth of your first child words like ‘social distancing’ and ‘shelter in place’ never seem to enter into the picture. Yet here we were.”
For more from Hendrickson on the birth of her child and exclusive pictures, click here. You can also check out a multitude of pictures on her Instagram page where the actress shares her journey to motherhood.
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We did it ! We are now officially 3! Today we welcomed Josephine James into the world at 9:22am. 6lbs 11 ounces and 20 inches long. It was the most incredible birth thanks to my amazing midwife Didi and all of the nurses at UCLA Santa Monica. We couldn’t be more thankful for all of their hard work during a time like this. Rob is home resting, since he is not allowed to be with me postpartum. Hope you’re getting a good nights sleep babe bc it’s your last for a while 😬. I’m with my sweet girl for 24 hours and I just can’t stop looking at her. Thank you to everyone for your love and support. I couldn’t have gotten through this without all of you who have reached out. I’ve read all of your comments and I feel stronger than ever. Happy birthday JJ!!! Also be sure to check us out on people.com link is in my story and profile.