bryce-dallas-howard-eclipseAdding another precious member to her young family,  Bryce Dallas Howard has given birth to a healthy baby girl!

The 30-year-old actress and her husband Seth Gabel, who already hava a 4-year-old boy named Theo, are rejoicing after welcoming daughter Beatrice Jean Howard-Gabel on Thursday (January 19).

The baby news was announced by the actress’ director father Ron Howard in a post on his Twitter page, as Ron wrote, “Beatrice Jean Howard-Gabel Born Jan 19 2012 8lbs 6oz Bryce & Baby B are spectacular. Daddy Seth & brother Theo are beaming ear to ear.”

Howard later added, “Beatrice’s arrival is hugely exciting for our family. Thanks for all the kind tweets folks.”