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Food Network's Giada De Laurentiis Gives Birth

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"Everyday Italian" chef Giada De Laurentiis served up a baby over the weekend.

"De Laurentiis and husband Todd Thompson welcomed their first child, a healthy baby girl, on Saturday March 29 in Los Angeles," her rep tells People. "Jade Marie De Laurentiis Thompson weighed in at 5lbs, 13oz."

This is the first child for De Laurentiis and her husband, Todd Thompson, 44, who is a clothing designer for the Anthropologie fashion company. The two first began dating in 1991 and wed in 2003. They live in Los Angeles, where "Everyday Italian" is shot.

De Laurentiis, 37, is also the star of Food Network's "Behind the Bash," "Giada's Weekend Getaways" and "Giada in Paradise." She's also a frequent contributor on NBC's "Today."

She's also the granddaughter of legendary film producer Dino De Laurentiis and Italian film star Silvana Mangano. Her mother is actress Veronica De Laurentiis and actor-producer Alex De Benedetti.

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