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Katherine Heigl And Josh Kelley Welcome Their Third Child

This is Heigl's third child, but it was her first pregnancy.

Actress Katherine Heigl and her husband, Josh Kelley, welcomed their first son into the world on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016.

Up until this week, the couple has kept baby Joshua out of the spotlight, but finally, after a month of waiting, the happy couple is sharing photos of their newborn. On Wednesday, Heigl posted a photo to her Instagram of the little cutie, sharing that they’re all ” happy, healthy and beyond grateful!” Here’s a first look their beautiful baby boy, Joshua Bishop Kelley Jr.

@joshbkelley and I are beyond thrilled to finally share the arrival of our little man Joshua Bishop Kelley Jr born December 20th, weighing in at 7 pounds 15 ounces. We are all happy, healthy and beyond grateful! For more pics and the exclusive story check out @people magazine (out Friday) who I must profusely thank for helping us to announce our happy news in a beautiful, honest and loving way! I also want to give a big hearty loving shoutout to my bestie @cheyenneellis for the gorgeous photos including this one! And one more GIANT thank you to all of you for your wonderful words of support, love and all those beautiful well wishes! As always I am incredibly grateful to have such wonderful fans! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Joshua Bishop Kelley Jr. is the couple’s third child, and he joins big sisters Adalaide, 4, and Naleigh, who is 8 years old.

Happy New Years Eve from the Kelley girls! Here’s to a spectacular, joyful abundant 2017 for all! ???

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The former Grey’s Anatomy star, 38, and her musician husband, 36, first announced they were expecting this past June on her blog, Those Heavenly Days. 

Heigl told People Magazine she couldn’t be more excited:

The Kelley clan is thrilled to announce that we are expecting a third addition to our family. Naleigh and Adalaide could not be more excited to welcome their new sibling into the fold, and Josh and I are overflowing with joy and gratitude.

Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley Welcome Son To Family
Those Heavenly Days

While this is the couple’s third child, it’s Heigl’s first time becoming a biological mother. Their first two children were adopted.

The couple was considering adopting again, fostering a child or “pregnancy if possible,” Heigl told People.

“Seeing as I have never been pregnant and as my OB/GYN reminded me last year, I’m of advanced maternal age, I wasn’t sure pregnancy was even in the cards for us,” she said. “Turns out it was very much in the cards!”

Check out the video below, filmed for People, for a glimpse into their new exciting home life!

We couldn’t be happier for this family of five!

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