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'Dancing With the Stars' Alum Willa Ford and Ryan Nece Welcome First Child -- It's a Boy!

by Angelique Jackson 11:58 AM PDT, September 12, 2016
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Willa Ford has given birth to her first child!

Ford and her husband, former NFL linebacker Ryan Nece, welcomed a baby boy on Wednesday, Sept. 7, in Los Angeles. Their little guy weighed in at 7 lbs., 21 oz. and measured in at 20 inches long.

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"Finally Willa's beautiful baby boy is here and his parents are thrilled!" her rep tells ET. "Both mommy and baby are so healthy and so happy."

The 35-year-old singer and actress rose to fame in 2001 with her hit single "I Wanna Be Bad" and competed on Dancing with the Stars in 2006. Ford, who is now an interior designer, shared her pregnancy journey with her fans, posting cute baby bump photos and a peek at her baby shower on social media. 

Congratulations to the new parents!

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Ford's good friend and former Party of Five star Lacey Chabert just welcomed a new addition of her own -- a baby girl! "So grateful to be going through this crazy journey with you," Ford tweeted of her bestie after Chabert's baby shower.

Chabert and her husband, Dave Nehdar, announced the arrival of daughter Julia Mimi Bella on Instagram, a week after her birth.

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