Jamie Lynn Spears is strictly a mom of two.
The thespian and thespian welcomed her second child (and initial with father Jamie Watson), daughter Ivey Joan Watson, on Wednesday, Apr 11, during 10:02 a.m., her repute confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.
Ivey was innate in Covington, Louisiana, weighing 7 lbs., 8 oz. She totalled 19½ inches in length.
“We are over vehement to welcome this pleasing baby lady to a family!” Spears tells PEOPLE, adding of Ivey’s name, “Her center name, Joan, is to respect my Aunt Sandra, who upheld divided 10 years ago from ovarian cancer. She was a many seemly lady I’ve ever known.”
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“Looks like we are starting off 2018 with another large miracle … sooo happy to announce that Maddie is FINALLY going to be a large sister,” a star captioned a reveal. “2017 was filled with some of a biggest hurdles of my life, as good as some of a biggest blessings, so we finished a choice to lay low this year to concentration on truly apropos my best self as a chairman and as an artist.”
She continued, “During that time, we continued operative on my song and revelation my story, that has combined some of my many honest work and we [CAN’T] wait to share that with we all unequivocally soon. 2018 is going to be filled with many milestones both privately and professionally.”
“I conclude any of we for your calm and support by I[it] all. 2018 has a lot coming, so GET READY … #12DaysofJLS.”
In 2017, a nation musician’s daughter Maddie was involved in an ATV accident on Super Bowl Sunday. The vehicle she was riding flipped over into a pond on Watson and Spears’ Louisiana property, and Maddie was submerged underneath H2O for several minutes.
Help arrived fast and liberated a small lady from a chair belt and reserve concealment after Spears, Watson and others could not. Maddie woke up, and was means to lapse home from a sanatorium reduction than a week later.
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Family members, including aunt Britney, asked for prayers over amicable media and elsewhere following a occurrence — and Maddie was shortly means to make a full recovery, celebrating her birthday at a pool celebration 4 months after alongside some unequivocally special guests.
“My baby is 9 years aged today, and some-more afterwards ever we realize how changed each day is. So, we have to appreciate these 2 HEROS 🙏🏻 John and Victoria are a initial responders, who literally saved Maddie’s life, and they were means to applaud her another year of her life with us this past weekend!” Spears captioned a Jun photo of a dual with a birthday girl.
The star non-stop adult to Entertainment Tonight in 2016 about a intensity of adding to her family, observant if it was adult to Watson, they would “have kids, like, yesterday.”
“But for me, I think that carrying children is about timing, as well. we know that they always say, ‘There is no right time to have a child, we know. Just have babies,’ ” Spears said.
“But we consider right now that it’s maybe a small greedy for me to have a child. we am removing busy,” she continued. “I wish to be means to do a same as what we have finished with Maddie — really only be a mom for a small bit and have that time to concentration on my subsequent child. But, yeah, we wish some-more babies, of course.”
“I’ve been wanting to have kids since the day we got married,” pronounced Watson, 35, adding that he and his mother would like to have “a bunch” of children and observant with a smile, “The time is right. It’s always something with her career [and] I’m unequivocally busy, too. There’s no good time to have a kid.”