The Young and the Restless alum Julia Pace Mitchell has landed a new role -- mom. The actress is the proud parent of a baby boy.
Julia Pace Mitchell
(Sofia Dupre Winters
) may have been young and restless, but for a little while, she will probably be sleepless. The former The Young and the Restless star and her husband, Stephen L. Hightower, are the proud parents of a new son.
magazine reports that Stephen L. Hightower III entered the world on Wednesday, May 22, at 7:45am. Little Stephen weighed in at 7 lbs., 8 oz., and measured 21 inches. This is the first child for both
"Let me say, childbirth is a lot easier on TV," the actress said, perhaps only slightly in jest. "Being a mom is the greatest role I will ever play."
The couple announced the pregnancy in January, with Pace Mitchell telling People
, "I feel so blessed and hopeful about becoming a mommy for the first time."