People.com Celebrity Parents It's a Girl! Alyssa Bates Webster and Husband John Welcome Daughter Maci Jo: 'Couldn't Be Happier' The Bringing Up Bates star tells PEOPLE their newborn is "perfect in every way" By Benjamin VanHoose Benjamin VanHoose Twitter Benjamin VanHoose is an Associate Editor on the Movies team at PEOPLE. He's worked at PEOPLE for over three years as a writer and reporter across our Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams, covering everything from the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial to the Oscars. He regularly covers red carpet events and has interviewed stars like Drew Barrymore, Ryan Reynolds and Kirsten Dunst. He previously worked as a copy editor at Topix Media Lab. People Editorial Guidelines and Anya Leon Anya Leon Anya Leon is a Senior News Editor and the Parents Editor for PEOPLE. She's been at the brand for over 14 years in various roles across the Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams. She has appeared on PEOPLE's podcast, PEOPLE Every Day, and covers everything from exclusive pregnancy news to every single Kardashian birth (11 and counting!). She resides in Northern Virginia with her family. People Editorial Guidelines Published on February 9, 2021 12:15 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Alyssa Bates Webster's "perfect" new addition has arrived! The Bringing Up Bates star, 26, and husband John Webster welcomed their fourth child together, daughter Maci Jo Webster, at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9, the couple reveals exclusively to PEOPLE. The newborn weighed 6 lbs., 3 oz., and measured 18 inches long. Baby Maci joins big sisters Zoey Joy, 2, Lexi Mae, 4, and Allie Jane, 5. "We couldn't be happier or more thankful to add a fourth little girl to our family," the couple says. "Maci Jo is perfect in every way and we can't wait to see the girls reactions to meeting her for the first time." "We praise God for a healthy labor and delivery and are very grateful Mommy and Baby are both doing well! We are enjoying these precious moments together!" they add. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Alyssa Bates, John Webster and their newborn daughter Maci. The Webster Family Alyssa Bates' daughter Maci Jo. The Webster Family RELATED GALLERY: Celebrity Babies Born in 2021 (So Far!) Alyssa and John announced that their family would be expanding back in August, telling PEOPLE at the time, "After having some health scares and wondering if we would be able to have more children, God gave us a little surprise blessing. One we are grateful for daily!" John and Alyssa tied the knot on May 24, 2014. For their six-year wedding anniversary, John posted a touching tribute to his wife, saying she is "perfect" for him and "completes me in every way." Alyssa Bates Webster and daughter Maci Jo. The Webster Family "Challenges me to be a stronger Christian, encourages me when I get discouraged, and forgives me when I let my pride take over," he continued. "She gives everything for the girls and I and expects nothing in return. She is strong and firm in what she believes but yet kind and compassionate. Alyssa is my best friend, my most trusted companion, and the love of my life!" The Bringing Up Bates - A Look Back special airs Thursday, Feb. 11, at 9 p.m. ET on UPtv.