KayCee Stroh and Ben Higginson welcomed their first child together in Utah on Wednesday, May 8, just before midnight , Us Weekly can exclusively confirm. The actress and the production company co-owner named their daughter Zetta Lee. The newborn weighed 8 lbs., 9 oz.

Stroh, best known for her role as "pop-and-lock girl" Martha Cox in the High School Musical trilogy, announced her pregnancy in November 2012. "It's been a long time coming. Ben and I have been waiting for the right time, but as anyone in the entertainment business learns, there is no right time," the former Celebrity Fit Club contestant told Us in a statement. "You just have to take that leap."

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The star began working on Zetta Lee's nursery early on, using a peaches and cream color motif with rich brown accents. "I wanted it to have an elegant feel but also bring a warm calming effect," Stroh explained. "Something timeless that still had that homeyness to it."

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During her pregnancy, the Torrid spokeswoman became increasingly interested in leading a more natural, organic lifestyle. "It's funny how when it's not just about you anymore, your whole outlook changes," she told Us.

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Stroh, 28, and Higginson, 29, tied the knot on Jan. 9, 2009,  in Salt Lake City, Utah. The actress' High School Musical costars -- including Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel and Monique Coleman -- attended the ring ceremony and reception.

This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: KayCee Stroh Baby Girl Zetta Lee: High School Musical Star Gives Birth