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'Glee's' Heather Morris gives birth to baby boy

Sep. 30, 2013 at 7:41 AM ET

Heather Morris and Taylor Hubbell.
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Heather Morris and Taylor Hubbell.

Heather Morris is a mom! The "Glee" actress, 26, gave birth to a baby boy on Sat., Sept. 28, Us Weekly can confirm. The star named her new little bundle of joy Elijah!

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This is the first child for Morris and her longtime love, Taylor Hubbell, whom she met in high school. Speaking about Hubbell in a candid interview with Fitness magazine in 2011, the Beyoncé backup dancer-turned-actress gushed: "I want to marry Taylor and have kids with him. I love acting, but if it affects my relationship, then I won't continue."

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Us first broke the news of the star's baby joy back in April. "It was totally unexpected, but they are incredibly happy and excited," a source told Us at the time.

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Indeed, Morris seemed to enjoy pregnancy. "Heather is glowing! She is so happy. She is really excited to be a mom," a second source said of the actress, who will not return for "Glee's" fifth season. "She is just amazed by the whole experience."

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