Scandal star Katie Lowes announced her baby boy on the way - her first child, with husband Adam Shapiro - in May
Motherhood? It’s handled.
“Baby’s first #Scandal live tweet! Adam and I are thrilled to welcome Albee Shapiro into our family! We’re happy & healthy!” the new mom shared on Twitter and Instagram.
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The actress previously revealed her birth plan for the October cover story of Fit Pregnancy and Baby, explaining, “I wanted a doula because it’s my first baby and I want to be able to call her when I’m going into labor so she can come over and help us go through the early stage.”
She added, “My husband and I are both actors; we’re obviously dramatic. So we want someone who is able to say, ‘This is normal. You’re okay; let’s do another lap around the house. Let’s bounce on a ball, let’s walk down the street.’ “
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Lowes, 36, explained to Fit Pregnancy and Baby that she doesn’t want to “rush to the hospital too soon” – not until she’s “officially freaked out.”
“But [the doula will] be there as our advocate and as someone who has gone through this many more times than we have,” she added.
Ahead of their baby’s arrival, Lowes said she only had one wish: “Now more than ever, to just please let my son be healthy and happy and safe. That’s all that matters.”