Sisters … a child!
Ray Donovan alum Vinessa Shaw — also known for starring as Allison in the Halloween classic Hocus Pocus — welcomed her first child with her graphic designer husband, Kristopher Gifford, on Tuesday, Feb. 20, she announced via Instagram Thursday. Arriving weeks past his due date, son Jack weighed in at 9 lbs., 9 oz.
“After a long labor with many complications, baby Jack was finally born two and a half weeks after his due date on 2.20.2018 weighing in at 9lbs 9oz!!!” Shaw captioned a photo holding her newborn’s hand.
“Needless to say, we are overjoyed about our new little addition! He and I went through a lot, as the plans of having a natural birth were derailed. But with the support of so many people: family, midwives, and hospital staff, we came out victorious, healthy, and happy!…Ok that’s all. Too tired to write anything else. Nap time! 😴😴😴”
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The actress later posted a creative sign with quotes from her iconic 1993 film reading, “WINNIE, I SMELL … A CHILD” and ‘It’s just a bunch of Hocus Pocus” along with the positive pregnancy test.
In early February, the star shared a photo of herself sitting on a large red ball, captioning it, “When you can’t sit in a normal chair anymore, at least you can match your new ‘baby chair!’ “