Congratulations to Scott Porter and Kelsey Mayfield Porter.
The former Hart of Dixie and Friday Night Lights star, 35, and his casting director wife welcomed their first child – son McCoy Lee Porter – on Saturday, May 23, he announced via social media.
“McCoy Lee Porter,” the actor captioned an image of his newborn on Instagram. “Born 5/23/15 4:16PM 8 lbs, 5 oz. | 20.5 inches 32cm Cranium. #ReadyForMyCloseUp
The actor, 35, live-Tweeted his wife’s labor and delivery beginning Friday. “And … it’s go time,” he Tweeted, followed by, “30 hours in. My wife is a gladiator in the ring! I am astounded by her fight. A long road to go, no meds at all. Prayers for strength!”
And on late Saturday night, he announced: “After a 44-hour odyssey, #HousePorter has a new heir! Mommy and baby boy are both healthy and resting! Thank you all for the positive light!”
The couple – who were wed in April 2013 – announced their pregnancy in February.