July 25, 2008 01:30 PM

It’s a girl for Coronation Street actress Julia Haworth and her husband Jon Wormald, her rep confirms. Julia, 28, gave birth to daughter Sophia Elizabeth at 7:45 a.m. on Friday in the UK. Weighing in at 8 lbs, 11 oz, Sophia is the first child for the couple. In a statement, Julia said,

Julia and Jon announced the pregnancy in January. In April, they did a photoshoot with Hello! magazine, detailing their experience thus far.

Source: The Press Association

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