The actress and her husband welcome their first child, daughter Rain India Lexton

By Eunice Oh
Updated September 30, 2008 03:40 PM
Credit: Michael Doven

It’s a girl for 24 actress Marisol Nichols!

Nichols and her husband, director Taron Lexton, welcomed their first child early Tuesday morning, rep Marlan Willardson tells PEOPLE exclusively.

Daughter Rain India Lexton was born at 2:18 a.m. and weighed 7 lbs., 5 oz.

“We are all doing great,” the new parents said. “She is beautiful and gorgeous and more amazing than we ever imagined.”

The baby was an early arrival for Nichols, 36, who hosted a pink-themed baby shower in August and said she was expecting the child in October.

Who’s Due Next? See the latest pregnancy news at Celebrity Baby Blog.