Orange Is the New Black star Laura Prepon welcomed her first child, a baby girl, with her fiancé, Ben Foster.
Prepon first announced her pregnancy in January when she showed off her baby bump at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Though the acting couple has remained relatively private about their relationship and pregnancy, Prepon has spoken a few times about her baby in interviews. In June, Prepon revealed the baby’s gender on LIVE With Kelly and Ryan when she appeared as a guest on the show.
“It’s kind of weird, ‘cause it sneaks up on you where you’re like, ‘I can’t believe it’s been eight months already.’ But then you’re like, ‘Oh my God, she needs to like come out already,’” she said in her interview with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest of her daughter.
She also added that she's fallen victim to unusual pregnancy cravings. “[My dad] was a doctor, and when he would have a break we would go to this Jewish deli. We would get this pastrami on rye sandwich with a Dr. Brown’s black-cherry soda. When I was a kid, that’s what we would get with my dad. With like mustard and sauerkraut. What’s so funny is I have not eaten that stuff probably since I was a kid with my dad. So when I got pregnant, all of a sudden I was like, ‘I need a pastrami on rye. I need a Dr. Brown’s black-cherry soda. I need mustard and sauerkraut.’ These crazy Jewish deli cravings hit me so hard. Isn’t that funny?”
A month later, Prepon opened up about the positive experience she'd had with her pregnancy in an interview with Us Weekly. “I’m creating life and it’s so incredible. I’m so ecstatic for this experience, but you go through so many changes. We’ve been in the Pacific Northwest keeping it low-key. I’m a very private person,” the Girl on the Train actress said.
Prepon has yet to reveal her daughter's name, but a source said that the couple is already celebrating the birth of their daughter. The two were spotted having cocktails in the East Village in New York shortly after she gave birth.