09/23/2007 AT 04:00 PM EDT
It's a baby girl for E! News
correspondent and Dancing with the Stars
co-host Samantha Harris.
Harris,33, and husband, financial wholesaler Michael Hess, welcomed daughter Josselyn Sydney Hess Sunday morning at 1:49 a.m. in Los Angeles, weighing in at 6 lbs., 12 oz., reports E! News
. She is the couple's first child.
"Michael and I are ecstatic to have a little girl to welcome into our lives," Harris told E! Online
. "We can't wait to introduce her to our family and friends in the morning!"
Harris had been tracking her pregnancy on a blog, The Bump Report
, for Fitness Magazine
since January. On her Sept. 15 entry, the mother-to-be wrote: "We're less than a month away from my due date, and Michael and I have been getting more excited – and anxious – each day. We can't wait to find out the sex of our baby. Some days I think, 'How the heck am I going to deal with sleep deprivation? Will I know what to do with this beautiful, crying little thing? How do people manage to figure it all out?' "
ABC told PEOPLE they are not going to announce Harris's replacement, so viewers will have to tune in to Monday night's Dancing with the Stars
premiere to find out.
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