Jamie Lynn Spears Welcomes Baby Girl

Meet Ivey Joan Watson

Updated 04/12/18

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Congratulations are in order for Jamie Lynn Spears! The actress and singer welcomed a daughter into the world on Wednesday, April 11 at 10:02 a.m., and has since named the little one Ivey Joan Watson.

Ivey Joan Watson is Spears's second child, and her first with husband Jamie Watson. “We are beyond excited to welcome this beautiful baby girl to our family!” Spears told People. "Her middle name, Joan, is to honor my Aunt Sandra, who passed away 10 years ago from ovarian cancer. She was the most graceful woman I’ve ever known."

Spears announced her pregnancy via Instagram in December, commenting that her daughter, Maddie, was finally going to be a big sister after nine years as an only child. "Looks like we are starting off 2018 with another big milestone...sooo happy to announce that Maddie is FINALLY going to be a big sister👶🏼," she penned. "2017 was filled with some of the biggest challenges of my life, as well as some of the biggest blessings, so I made a choice to lay low this year to focus on truly becoming my best self as a person and as an artist."

One of the "challenges" she was referring to was likely an ATV accident that took place on Super Bowl Sunday, which left Maddie hospitalized.

"During that time, I continued working on my music and telling my story, which has created some of my most honest work and I CANT wait to share that with you all very soon," Spears continued in the caption. "2018 is going to be filled with many milestones both personally and professionally. I appreciate each of you for your patience and support through it­ all. 2018 has a lot coming, so GET READY."

Spears and Watson tied the knot in 2014. Naturally, Jamie Lynn's older sister, Britney Spears, served as a bridesmaid in the ceremony. TBD on what aunt Britney will be delivering as a baby gift, but Ivey Joan is definitely "Lucky" to have her.

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