Former “General Hospital” star Briana Nicole Henry (ex-Jordan Ashford) and husband Kris Bowers welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Coda, on Monday, February 28, the couple announced yesterday.
Sharing an image of herself still visibly pregnant followed by another image of a faceless Coda, Henry said on Instagram, “You have introduced me to my favorite version of myself. Thanks for making the journey here with me little one. Welcome my Coda, I love you endlessly.”
Henry also posted a message to her husband which said, “Thank you for reminding me of my power throughout this entire process. I love you. Lucky us.” The message was followed by a quote by Yrsa Daley Ward which read, “Now, what better mirror than a daughter? What better light-bouncing, persistent, challenging call back into your own body? What better rage against the fear of existing and ending, than the ever-running practice of love and vulnerability? What more pertinent affirmation, what more blessed reminder of the things I came into the world knowing, and somehow lost along the way? Love is always asking for things, making space for more. What an invitation to strength, by way of intentional tenderness.”
In his message to his wife, Bowers said, “Thank you for making us a family.” He followed it up with another quote by Daley Ward which read, “If anyone were to ask about my greatest, most exceptional work, it would be the work of becoming, the long, tremendous work of getting here. And staying here. All I can be for sure is here. And true. And my greatest reason for being here is you.” He used the hashtag “International Women’s Day” in his post which was celebrated worldwide yesterday.
Several of Henry’s former “General Hospital” co-stars congratulated the couple including Finola Hughes, Josh Swickard, William Lipton, Tamara Braun, Paulina Lule, Emme Rylan, Laura Wright, Briana Lane, Marcus Coloma and many more. Also commenting were actors from other daytime soaps.
Henry exited the role of Jordan Ashford on “General Hospital” in September 2021.
Scroll through the images below to get a look at the first (faceless) pics of baby Coda, and share your congratulations to the happy couple in the comments.