It's a Boy! Laura Prepon and Ben Foster Welcome Second Child: 'Overwhelmed with Gratitude'

Orange Is the New Black's Laura Prepon, who also shares 2½-year-old daughter Ella with husband Ben Foster, first announced her pregnancy news in October

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Laura Prepon and son. Photo: Laura Prepon/Instagram

Baby makes four!

Laura Prepon and her husband Ben Foster have welcomed their second child, the actress announced on Instagram Wednesday alongside the first photo she shared of the newborn.

PEOPLE has confirmed the couple’s new addition is a boy.

In the sweet image, Prepon gazes down at her son, who is swaddled in a hospital blanket and wearing a pink, blue and white beanie. She holds the baby’s tiny hand up to her lips, smiling proudly.

“Welcoming home our new bundle of love. Overwhelmed with gratitude. ❤️❤️❤️❤️,” Prepon, 39, captioned the snapshot.

Further information, including the baby’s name and birth date, wasn’t immediately available.

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The Orange Is the New Black star announced her pregnancy news in October. In a sweet Instagram snapshot, the then-mom-to-be smiled while showing off her baby bump while holding the couple’s 2½-year-old daughter Ella.

“We are so excited to announce that our family is growing. Life is beautiful!” Prepon captioned the post, adding the hashtag, “#knockedup.”

Just days later, Prepon and her husband stepped out together on the red carpet while attending an event in Washington, D.C. The actress, who wore a long-sleeved Christian Siriano gown, cradled her growing bump during the outing, while Foster opted for a black suit, white button-down shirt and black tie.

Laura Prepon with black hair wearing a black, white and silver evening dress.
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Prepon and fellow actor Foster, 39, welcomed Ella in summer 2017. PEOPLE confirmed their pregnancy news the previous January, just a few months after Foster popped the question.

The couple went on to tie the knot in June 2018, with the former That ’70s Show star posting a black-and-white photo of the pair embracing on their happy day.

“Just Married! Thank you for all the love and support,” Prepon wrote alongside the sweet snapshot. “Wishing all of us the good stuff!”

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In April of last year, the actress opened up on a segment of The MOMS about how she balances her career with being a parent, noting that she “had to get back to work really quickly” after giving birth.

“Ben and I are really great about if I’m at work, he’s [at home], and if he’s at work, I’m [at home],” she said. “[But] I do feel guilty, and I just know that [Ella would] be proud if she knew. I’ve talked to a bunch of women [asking], ‘How do you do this?’ And they’re just like, ‘There’s really no solution. You just do it.’ ”

Prepon also touched on mom shaming, saying, “Even with some women having to bottle feed their babies earlier rather than breastfeed and the mom shaming that goes on … I don’t allow that anywhere near me or my friends.”

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