The actor and former model, Joanne Smith-Baldwin, welcome daughter Avis Ann
Daniel Baldwin and his wife, Joanne Smith-Baldwin, have welcomed a daughter, PEOPLE has learned exclusively.
Avis Ann Baldwin was born Thursday at 12:59 a.m. at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She weighed in at 7 lbs. 10 oz.
“Thank god she looks like her mother,” Baldwin, 47, tells PEOPLE.
Mom, 38, is a former British fashion model turned chef, who tells PEOPLE. ” I’m ecstatically happy. Daniel wasn’t as nervous as me. He’s a little used to this sort of thing. I’m glad he’s got some experience in this area.”
The newborn is Daniel’s fourth child and Joanne’s first. “The fourth time’s a charm,” says Baldwin. “We feel blessed.”
The couple met last year during Baldwin’s stint in an exclusive drug and alcohol rehab facility in Malibu. At the time, Joanne worked as a chef at the facility. They were married last July 28.
In between gearing up for night-feedings and diaper duty, the couple says they’re currently grappling with a question that many new families face. “Do we have another one right away or do we wait a while?” says Baldwin. “We’re still not sure, but practicing is gonna be fun.”