has learned that All My Children’s Alicia Minshew (Kendall Hart Slater), who was due to give birth close to Thanksgiving, actually had her baby early!

Alicia and her husband Richie Herschenfeld welcomed their new daughter into the world at 6:42 AM on November 4, and named her Willow Lenora Herschenfeld. The child’s middle name is shared with Alicia’s mother.

Willow weighed 5 lbs. 2 oz. wishes Alicia and her family all the best! Feel free to leave your messages of congratulations with in the comment section below!