Julia Pace Mitchell's publicist says the former "Young and the Restless" star has given birth to her first child, a son, in Middletown, Ohio.
"Being new parents has brought us closer together. It's all about teamwork," the 27-year-old actress told People.com.
"Little Stephen is awesome. Being a mom is the greatest role I will ever play."
Pace Mitchell married Stephen L. Hightower in 2011.