Celebrity Parents Kaley Cuoco and Tom Pelphrey Welcome First Baby Together, Daughter Matilda: 'Little Miracle' Kaley Cuoco and Tom Pelphrey announced they were expecting in October By Angela Andaloro Angela Andaloro Twitter Angela Andaloro is a Parents News Writer at PEOPLE. Angela has also written about entertainment and parenting at LittleThings, Mom.com, BuzzFeed, and more. In her spare time, she enjoys competing in fantasy sports leagues and watching too much reality TV. People Editorial Guidelines and Glenn Garner Glenn Garner Instagram Twitter Glenn Garner is a Writer/Reporter who works heavily with PEOPLE's Movies and TV verticals. Since graduating from Northern Arizona University with a dual major in journalism and photography, he got his professional start at OUT Magazine, The Advocate and Teen Vogue, and he's since consistently kept his finger on the pulse of the LGBTQ community. His first book The Guncle Guide was released in 2020 and was featured on Katie Couric's list of 100 recommended books of the year. People Editorial Guidelines Published on April 1, 2023 01:09 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Kaley Cuoco and Tom Pelphrey are officially parents! After the couple welcomed their first child on Thursday, a baby girl named Matilda Carmine Richie, they introduced the "new light of our lives" with some of their first family photos on Instagram. "Introducing, Matilda Carmine Richie Pelphrey, the new light of our lives!" the new mom wrote. "We are overjoyed and grateful for this little miracle 💓 Pregnant Kaley Cuoco Says Her Dogs Are 'Just Waiting on Their Human Sister' to Arrive in Sweet Post Tom Pelphrey/Instagram "Thank you to the doctors, nurses, family and friends who have helped us immensely over the last few days. We are blessed beyond belief 💗 @tommypelphrey didn't think I could fall even more in love with you, but I did 💗," added Cuoco, 37. Pelphrey, 40, also celebrated the new addition with some sweet photos of the brood, starting the caption with a quote from 13th century Islamic poet Rumi: "You are the Soul of the Universe. And your name is Love." "My heart is full of love and gratitude for this miracle…. 🤍Matilda Carmine Richie Pelphrey 🤍 3/30," he continued. Eternally grateful for the strength and bravery of my soulmate and best friend @kaleycuoco. You are incredible. 💪♥️" Kaley Cuoco Shows Off Growing Baby Bump in Cute Mirror Selfie A source previously told PEOPLE that the mom-to-be, 37, is "very excited about having their baby and ready for the big day." Cuoco is also secure in her connection with Pelphrey as they prepare to embark on parenthood. "She is very much in love and gets along great with Tom which makes things even better. She has found her soulmate," added the source. Cuoco is excited to see the two grow into their new roles as mom and dad, with sources previously telling PEOPLE she believes Pelphrey will be a "hands-on dad." "Kaley is comfortable about Tom as mate and father, comfortable about the big change the baby will have in their lives, and comfortable about her work," said the source. "They are preparing for the arrival which isn't far off. She is in a good place." See All the Photos from Pregnant Kaley Cuoco and Tom Pelphrey's Whimsical Baby Shower Kaley Cuoco and Tom Pelphrey. Following the couple's pregnancy announcement in October, Pelphrey told Extra the pair is "so excited" to be welcoming a little girl: "It's the most incredible thing. Very blessed… Very fortunate… Very lucky… Everybody's healthy. It's a beautiful thing." 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. Cuoco shared a series of photos from her baby shower to her Instagram in January, posting a caption in which she raved about the love she and Pelphrey, 40, were feeling. "Last night we got to celebrate our future unicorn surrounded by incredible friends, family & animals in the most magical environment," she wrote. "Thank you to the very special group of people who made it a night we will all remember for the rest of our lives."