Eva Longoria welcomes first child, a baby boy, with husband Jose Baston

Eva Longoria has given birth to her first child — a baby boy!

Longoria, 43, and her husband Jose Baston, 50, confirmed the exciting news to HOLA! USA, announcing their bundle of joy was born on Tuesday, June 19 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Santiago Enrique Baston weighed 6 lbs and 13 oz.

“We are so grateful for this beautiful blessing,” the couple told the publication.

The actress also shared an adorable pic of herself cuddling the tiny newborn on Instagram.

Longoria regularly updated her fans on how her pregnancy was progressing over the past 10 months.

Before the birth, the Desperate Housewives favourite told E! News she was really looking forward to being a mom.

“I can’t wait to meet him! I just can’t wait to see what his personality is like, what he looks like, how much hair he’s going to have,” she said. “There’s so much to look forward to, and it’s becoming more real every day.”

She also opened up about what it was like to get pregnant after years of tabloid speculation that she was ready to give birth.

“For years they’ve been saying it. I’d have a burger and: ‘Eva’s pregnant!'” the actress joked to In Touch. “And then they go, ‘Eva’s fat!’ It was so funny, the one time they don’t say I’m pregnant, I am!”

She went on to say that though she was in her forties when she met her husband, she never worried about whether she could conceive.

“Women are having babies later and later, so I didn’t have that ‘biological clock ticking’ pressure. I wasn’t with anybody for a while. I think babies are a product of love and partnership.”

— With files from ET Canada

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