Actor John Fortson let us know today that he and and wife, actress Christie Lynn Smith, welcomed daughter Abby Ryder Fortson at 12:19 p.m. on Friday, March 14th at St. Joseph's Hospital in Burbank, CA. She weighed 7 lbs, 8 oz and was 20 ¼ inches long. The new dad couldn't hide his excitement when he sent the following words,

During her pregnancy, Christie also wrote a blog for Graco. Her due date had been March 13th.