Celebrity Parents 'Little Women: LA' Star Christy McGinity Welcomes Daughter Violet Eva — 7 Weeks Premature Christy McGinity and Gonzalo Justo Carazo welcomed daughter Violet Eva Carazo on Friday, her rep confirms to PEOPLE By Maria Pasquini Maria Pasquini Associate Editor, Human Interest - PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines and Melody Chiu Melody Chiu Instagram Twitter Melody Chiu is a Senior Editor for PEOPLE. She has been with the brand since 2009, editing, writing and reporting across all entertainment verticals. She oversees PEOPLE's music and events coverage and has written cover stories on Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Melissa McCarthy, Blake Shelton and Sandra Oh. The Los Angeles native graduated from the University of Southern California and has appeared on Extra!, The Talk, Access Hollywood and Good Morning America. People Editorial Guidelines Published on March 10, 2020 12:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Christy McGinity (L) and Gonzalo Justo Carazo with daughter Violet. Photo: Christy McGinity Little Women: LA’s Christy McGinity is a mom again. McGinity, 42, and boyfriend Gonzalo Justo Carazo welcomed daughter Violet Eva Carazo on Friday, March 6, at 33 weeks, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively. Baby Violet, born seven weeks premature, arrived measuring 15 inches and weighing in at 3 lbs., 15 oz. “The family welcomes your thoughts and prayers, but requests privacy during this difficult time,” a rep for the reality star tells PEOPLE. Shortly before welcoming their daughter, Carazo, 33, shared a photo from their “beautiful baby girl’s ultrasound.” “Experiencing this entire journey has taught me a lot about Life and has opened up my eyes 👁👁 on how magical this journey of becoming a first time parent really is 👣,” he wrote. “I can’t wait to meet our baby girl! 🎀😍 #VioletEva#BabyC #1srTimeDad #DadToBe#InLove.” The reality star, who has appeared on the Lifetime series since 2014, is also a mother to daughter Autumn and son Trenton from a previous marriage. 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 RELATED GALLERY: Who’s Due Next? Jenna Dewan, Michelle Williams, Ciara and 68 More Celebs Who Are Expecting The couple, who have known each other for years, first announced that they were expecting a child in September. “I’m so excited that we are having a baby. What a big blessing. Good things come to those who wait,” McGinity wrote alongside a pair of photographs, one of which showed Carazo giving her baby bump a kiss. “Our bundle of joy is coming April 2020,” she added. Less than a week before their daughter’s birth, the reality star documented a night out with Carazo, acknowledging that she had gone through “a rough few weeks.” “Dinner and dessert with this handsome man,” she wrote alongside a series of smiling photographs of the pair. “It’s been a rough few weeks and thank you for lifting up my spirits. #YouHaveMyHeart.” In February, she also posted a photograph of her belly, as she revealed she was having contractions. “She is not ready. Please pray that contractions stop,” she wrote McGinity was previously married to ex-husband Todd Gibel. They were declared single earlier this month, according to TMZ.