Vinessa Shaw Gives Birth, Welcomes First Child, a Baby Boy With Husband Kristopher Gifford

Updated On 01 Mar, 2018 Published On

She’ is now a proud mom! Hocus Pocus star Vinessa Shaw and her husband Kristopher Gifford have officially welcomed their first child, a baby boy.

The 41-year-old actress took to Instagram on Thursday, March 1, to announce the arrival or newborn, revealing that she had given birth to a son named Jack on February 20.

The post features a sweet black & white photo of Jack's tiny hand holding mother's thumb and the caption reads, 

After a long labor with many complications, Baby Jack was finally born two and a half weeks after his due date on 2.20.2018 weighing in at 9lbs 9oz!!! Needless to say, we are overjoyed about our new little addition!

She continued,

He and I went through a lot, as the plans of having a natural birth were derailed. But with the support of so many people: family, midwives, and hospital staff, we came out victorious, healthy, and happy! Ok that’s all. Too tired to write anything else. Nap time! ??????#happymommy #happyfamily #champions.

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The Ray Donovan star first announced her pregnancy via Instagram in August 2017.

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Vinessa followed up with a creative Hocus Pocus-themed photo featuring a positive pregnancy test. She captioned the post with a photo that read, "Winnie, I smell… a child,”

It’s just a bunch of Hocus Pocus. Maybe I should have used this for my pregnancy announcement?? #anythinggoes.

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Maybe I should have used this for my pregnancy announcement?? ??????#anythinggoes

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Vinessa kept her fans updated throughout her pregnancy. On February 2, she shared a photo of herself and her flaunting her growing baby bump.

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 The couple have been married since 2008.