JoAnna Garcia and Nick Swisher Name Daughter Emerson Jay!

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JoAnna Garcia and Nick Swisher Name Daughter Emerson Jay!
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JoAnna Garcia and Nick Swisher Name Daughter Emerson Jay!

JoAnna Garcia Swisher and Nick Swisher became first-time parents on Tuesday, May 21. The Reba actress gave birth to daughter Emerson Jay in Cleveland, a rep for the couple confirms to Us Weekly.

"We are overjoyed, blessed and so full of love that our daughter Emme has finally arrived," the new parents say in a statement. "She is healthy, beautiful and vibrant. It's the best feeling in the world."

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Garcia Swisher, 33, announced her pregnancy in November 2012, nearly two years after she tied the knot with Swisher at the Breakers Hotel & Resort in Palm Beach, Fla.

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"Jo and I, we're so excited to meet her and to bring her in the world and give her a whole lot of love," Swisher, 32, told Yahoo! on the Road's Ben Lyons during a May 12 interview. "I want her to be exactly like my wife."

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The couple previously lived in Manhattan when Swisher played for the New York Yankees. When the Cleveland Indians signed the athlete to a four-year, $56 million contract in December 2012, the spouses relocated to Swisher's home state. "I knew we were coming home in a sense for Nick," Garcia Swisher told MLB.com May 10. "And that felt really warm and lovely."

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