Reese Witherspoon gives birth

Reese Witherspoon
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REESE Witherspoon has given birth to a baby boy.

The 36-year-old actress - who has two children, Ava, 13, and Deacon, eight, from her marriage to Ryan Phillippe - and her husband Jim Toth welcomed Tennessee James into the world yesterday (27.09.12).

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A representative for the couple said: "Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth welcomed Tennessee James into their family today,. Both mom and baby are healthy and the entire family is thrilled."

No other details have been released at the time of writing.

Last month, the 'Legally Blonde' actress spent a couple of days in a Los Angeles medical facility after it was feared she was going into early labor.

After being discharged doctors told her to take it easy at home and get plenty of rest.

Reese - who married Jim in March 2011 after a year of dating - recently admitted she was planning a career break to raise her baby.

In June, she said: "I'm feeling very round tonight. After I finish [filming] 'The Devil's Knot', I'm going to take a little time off - and go have a baby!"

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