Hallmark Channel star Rachel Boston has announced the arrival of her first child! The actress announced in October that she and her partner, Tolya Ashe, were pregnant.

When Rachel announced her pregnancy, she also revealed she was expecting a baby girl. The A Christmas Carousel star did not reveal her daughter’s birth date but did share her name: Grace. “Welcome to the world my little angel!!!!” Rachel wrote in her caption, “Baby Grace is here and our hearts are so very full!!! Thank you to everyone surrounding us with so much love.”

Many of Rachel’s famous friends wished her congratulations in her announcement posts. Actress Daphne Zuniga wrote, “I’m sooo happy for you Rachel. And what a lucky lil soul!” Fellow Hallmark Channel star Jen Lilley, who is also expecting, commented, “Yay!!!!!! congrats momma!!!!” Wonder Years alum Danica McKellar wrote, “I’m so happy for you, mama!!”

The Check Inn To Christmas star has been notoriously private about her dating life until after the pandemic. Aside from a few Instagram posts starting in August of 2020, the actress officially introduced her partner to the world in December 2020. While Rachel was promoting A Christmas Carousel on Hallmark Channel’s Home And Family, she was joined by Tolya, who works as a chef and had his own brush with TV by appearing on Cutthroat Kitchen in 2013.

Congratulations to Rachel and Tolya on the arrival of their daughter! We wish them all the best as they embrace life this exciting new journey as parents to baby Grace.

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