2017 is coming to a rather happy close for The Young and the Restless' Melissa Ordway (Abby Newman) and her husband, Justin Gaston (ex-Ben Weston, Days of our Lives). The pair's new daughter came earlier than expected.
The ecstatic new mom took to Instagram with the news, writing: "Christmas came early in the Gaston house! Welcome to the world Sophie Jolie Gaston! She surprised us on Saturday, 12/9 at 10:38am weighing in at a tiny 5lbs 5oz. We are all doing great! We are so in love."
The tiny bundle of joy joins the couple's adopted one-year-old daughter, Olivia, who Ordway told Soap Central just last month has mixed feelings about the new baby.
"It's funny because we keep trying to tell her that her little sister is in my belly, and we say, ‘Give her a kiss!' And I keep asking her, ‘Are you going to be sweet to your little sister?' And every time, she says, ‘No,'" Ordway shared with a laugh. "I don't think she quite understands, but she's going to be the best big sister ever. It just might take some time because she's used to being our whole world. She has our attention all the time, so it's going to be a challenge, balancing it, but it will be fun."
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