October 29, 2012 06:45 PM

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It’s a boy for Heather Tom!

The Bold and the Beautiful star, 36, and husband James Achor welcomed their first child, son Zane Alexander Achor, on Sunday, Oct. 28 in Los Angeles, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

Baby boy weighed in at 8 lbs., 1 oz.

“This was the hardest and best thing that I have ever done in my life,” Tom, who was able to have a drug-free birth, tells PEOPLE. “Zane is truly amazing!”

The couple, who married in September 2011 and announced their pregnancy in May, have another joint production in the works as well. Their new design series, Renovation Unscripted, is set to air on HGTV.

— Sarah Michaud

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