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"Awkward" actress Nikki DeLoach is a mom now! The 34-year-old, who has a role on the hit MTV series, welcomed her first child, a baby boy, with her husband, Ryan Goodell, on Oct. 22, her rep confirms exclusively to Us Weekly.

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The MTV star and entertainment lawyer, married since September 2009, named their son William Hudson Goodell, but he will go by the name Hudson. He was born at 3:19 a.m. in Los Angeles and weight in at 6 pounds, 5 ounces and is 21 inches long.

"Mom and baby are doing well," the rep said in a statement to Us, "and the new parents are overjoyed at the arrival of their first child.

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Coincidentally, little William made his entrance into the world the same day as the third mid-season premiere of his mom's series, "Awkward." On the show, DeLoach plays Lacey Hamilton, the young mother of Ashley Rickards' Jennna Hamilton. In a recent interview with MTV, the pregnant star explained, "Moving forward, having a kid is only going to enhance all of my acting in all types of ways because I'll be feeling things I've never felt before."

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DeLoach also shared what she was looking forward to about becoming a mother. "I know that this is going to change my life, and change my heart forever -- it already has," she said. "Your love grows bigger and bigger, and I didn't even realize I had the capacity to love something so much. I can only imagine how much bigger that's going to get when I see his little face."


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