Amy Smart kicks off 2017 as a mom

Jan 3, 2017 at 1:10 p.m. ET
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2017 is going pretty well for actress Amy Smart so far. The 40-year-old actress has had her first child with husband Carter Oosterhouse — a baby girl named Flora (which was also the name of the Roman goddess of flowers and spring.) 

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Smart used Instagram to share the news, posting a family portrait with the caption, "It is with great gratitude and pleasure to welcome our little girl Flora to the world. What a blessed way to bring in 2017. Amen and Thank You God for this special new life!!"


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Let's be honest — not many of us start a brand new year with much more than a hangover, a few extra pounds and a bunch of resolutions that'll be broken before February. A new member of the family definitely tops all that.

Smart and Oosterhouse started dating in 2010, got engaged five months later and married in 2011.

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