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Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard welcome their second daughter

Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell
Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell attend “The Judge” premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 4.
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Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are parents two times over, having welcomed their second daughter on Friday.

“Delta Bell Shepard is here,” the 39-year-old “Parenthood” actor said on Twitter that evening. “She doesn’t look like either @IMKristenBell or me, but we’re gonna keep her anyway. #christmascameearly.”

Smart move, as those kidlets do not come with gift receipts ...

“The estrogen has now hit critical mass! Good luck, @daxshepard1. And welcome to the world DELTA BELL SHEPARD :),” the “Veronica Mars” star added minutes later, riffing off the celeb-tastic tradition of tweeting a tease pic of a newborn’s tiny hand wrapped around a doting parent’s finger: She included a shot that appears to show the tenderly embracing mitts of big and little gorillas. Or maybe orangutans. Or -- perhaps the hands belong to chimpanzees?


In any case, that primate mama was not sharing a full photo of her infant, much like wee Delta’s parents, who’ve been strong supporters of the “No-Kids Policy” regarding unauthorized pics of celebrities’ children.

Bell, 34, followed up with a couple of tweets in support of childhood vaccines.

Big sis Lincoln Bell Shepard was born in March 2013. The couple confirmed the pending arrival of Baby No. 2 in June.

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