Proud papa.

Updated October 15:

Derk Cheetwood’s wife delivered their baby girl on October 14. He tweeted the good news: “Everything went great mom & child are great. Thanks for all your kind words. God Bless!”

His cousin and Daytime co-star Tyler Christopher (Nikolas) also chimed in, tweeting, “Everyone congratulate Derk on his new daughter that was born today. That’s now 23 cousins between our 2 families.”

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Originally posted May 6:

Derk Cheetwood (Max, GH) and his wife Cari have announced they are expecting another baby.

The couple who are already parents to daughter Kylie, who was born in 2008, are awaiting the birth of their second child in October.

Derk announced the sex of their baby: “Oh and by the way I just wanted all of our fans to know that Cari & I found out we are having another little girl. We are very excited!”