Jake Perlman
October 24, 2013 AT 05:45 PM EDT

Homeland actress Morena Baccarin and her husband, Austin Chick, welcomed their first child Tuesday, People reports. Son Julius was born through a breech delivery at just under eight pounds.

“Julius and his mother are happy and healthy,” a rep for the couple told the magazine.

Baccarin, who was nominated for an Emmy this year for her work on the Showtime series, announced she was pregnant in May.

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